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
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 1,1601,217 4.927 5992
United States 580,400689,000 18.714,600 31,40056,860

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with 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

 Degree
Charter College, Wasilla   (Wasilla)
Business Office Administration Certificate

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Finance BA