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)

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 265278 4.91 67
United States 277,600310,000 11.73,230 5,7108,940

Job outlook

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

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 46.9424.2130.11 39.3153.7379.38
Alaska 47.1725.1133.34 44.4657.7971.80
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 44.1623.3231.93 40.9354.5064.04
Southeast Region 61.6840.2347.22 55.1966.36*

* 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

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
35521 5.942.6 31.5
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation55
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation37
UI claimants previously working in occupation14
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 115
Number of job position postings 34
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 3.4

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

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

Charter College, Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Accounting Certificate

Charter College, Wasilla   (Wasilla)
Business Office Administration Certificate

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Finance Bac

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