Financial analysts are responsible for tracking a company's financial performance against a plan, analyzing business performance and market conditions to create a forecast of the future, and providing periodic reports to management and other stakeholders to help shape the tactical and strategic planning of a company.
Most financial analyst positions require a degree in accounting, economics, statistics or business administration. Though not required, many financial analysts pursue a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) credential, which requires specific work experience and education in addition to a written exam. Experience as a financial analyst can open doors for you at a wide variety of companies, spanning the industries of technology, finance, insurance, etc.See Job Listings Get Job Alerts
Below is the expected Financial Analyst salary range in your area as well as the salary range in top paying cities.
Financial Analyst salaries can vary widely across companies. Here are some of the top paying companies you should consider.