Salary for Financial and Investment Analysts

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Financial analysts make investment decisions for public and private institutions based on current market trends, forecasts and overall economic conditions. They communicate complex financial information to their clients by generating charts and graphs that place the data in a format that is easy to interpret. Additionally, financial analysts may determine the pricing of securities for the general public based on market data, and present oral or written reports on industries, corporations and market trends. The majority of individuals in this industry have a Bachelor's degree in a related discipline, and approximately 16% also have their Master's degrees.

A Financial and Investment Analyst gets an average compensation that can range from $48,760 - $159,560 depending on the level of education. usually receive a salary of ninety-six thousand six hundred and thirty dollars each year.

are compensated highest in New York, where they can earn an average pay rate of near $130,670. Professionals that work in these jobs make the highest salary in Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction, where they can receive wages of $108,650.

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Financial and Investment Analysts tend to make the most in the following industries:

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Finance and Insurance
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Management of Companies and Enterprises

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Accommodation and Food Services
Educational Services
Health Care and Social Assistance
Other Services (except Public Administration)
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Transportation and Warehousing