Financial Analysts (13-2051)

Occupation description:  Conduct quantitative analyses of information affecting investment programs of public or private institutions.

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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 302313 3.66 1926
United States 296,100328,200 10.96,200 19,60029,020

Job outlook

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


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 47.8024.8930.96 40.5355.2879.60
Alaska 52.5622.5532.64 43.7360.6393.53
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 48.9123.7532.95 43.1258.5774.95
Southeast Region 71.8141.4449.37 63.5082.22*
Balance of State 56.4720.8924.40 41.4555.80*

* 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
32425 7.743.0 32.0
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation66
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation38
UI claimants previously working in occupation14
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 124
Number of job position postings 29
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 4.3

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

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

 Degree
Alaska Computer Business Solutions LLC   (Anchorage)
Visio Level 1
Visio Level 2

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

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Finance BA

 Degree
Vocational Training and Resource Center   (Juneau)
Introduction to Visio Professional