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Budget Analysts

General Information

Description

Examine budget estimates for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and regulations. Analyze budgeting and accounting reports.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit31.77%
  2. Federal government30.76%
  3. State and local government27.63%
  4. Private, not for profit8.72%
  5. Self-employed1.11%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Industry areas

  • Finance

Job Outlook

Projected Job Growth (2022 - 2032)
+3%
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$82,260

State-by-state Salary

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$109,020
$45,210
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Education & Interests

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 63%
  • High school 10%
  • Associate's degree 10%
  • Master's degree 9%
  • Some college 3%
  • Post-master's certificate 2%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • First professional degree 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

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PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS

You may find this career fulfilling if you consider yourself to be:

  • Conventional — You have an interest in following procedures and regulations to organize information or data.
  • Enterprising — You have an interest in managing, negotiating and marketing, or leading and advising others.
  • Investigative — You have an interest in studying and researching objects, organisms, and other things.

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Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership

Knowledge

  • Economics and Accounting
  • Administrative
  • Mathematics
  • Administration and Management
  • Customer and Personal Service

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