Financial Managers (11-3031)

Occupation description:  Plan, direct, or coordinate accounting, investing, banking, insurance, securities, and other financial activities of a branch, office, or department of an establishment.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 1,1241,184 5.36 2733
United States 555,900593,500 6.83,770 13,16016,930

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with very high employment opportunities. Read more.

2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 69.0131.9643.11 60.1483.62*
Alaska 51.9629.2137.79 47.9859.9077.76
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 56.7730.9140.22 50.6165.1986.84
Fairbanks North Star Borough 45.9522.8532.65 48.4858.7564.02
Southeast Region 47.7731.5035.96 44.1754.0165.00
Balance of State 46.7427.8036.55 45.4954.0364.07

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
1,16064 5.557.0 44.3
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation198
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation150
UI claimants previously working in occupation55
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 429
Number of job position postings 149
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 2.9

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: More than 5 years On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

Charter College, Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Accounting Certificate

Charter College, Wasilla   (Wasilla)
Business Office Administration Certificate

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Finance BA