The following finance jobs are responsible for managing and balancing budgets, payroll, assessing the value of certain assets, and more.

There are 39 careers in this industry

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Personal Financial Advisors

Advise clients on financial plans using knowledge of tax and investment strategies, securities, insurance, pension plans, and real estate. Duties include assessing clients' assets, liabilities, cash flow, insurance coverage, tax status, and financial objectives.

  • Average Salary:$88,890
  • Most Common Education:Bachelor's degree

Risk Management Specialists

Analyze and manage risk management issues by identifying, measuring, and making decisions on operational or enterprise risks for an organization.

  • Average Salary:$70,280
  • Most Common Education:Bachelor's degree

Sales Agents, Financial Services

Sell financial services, such as loan, tax, and securities counseling to customers of financial institutions and business establishments.

  • Average Salary:$64,120
  • Most Common Education:High school

Sales Agents, Securities and Commodities

Buy and sell securities in investment and trading firms and develop and implement financial plans for individuals, businesses, and organizations.

  • Average Salary:$64,120
  • Most Common Education:Bachelor's degree

Securities and Commodities Traders

Buy and sell securities and commodities to transfer debt, capital, or risk. Establish and negotiate unit prices and terms of sale.

  • Average Salary:$64,120
  • Most Common Education:Bachelor's degree

Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents

Buy and sell securities or commodities in investment and trading firms, or provide financial services to businesses and individuals. May advise customers about stocks, bonds, mutual funds, commodities, and market conditions.

  • Average Salary:$64,120
  • Most Common Education:Not available

Tax Preparers

Prepare tax returns for individuals or small businesses.

  • Average Salary:$39,390
  • Most Common Education:High school


Receive and pay out money. Keep records of money and negotiable instruments involved in a financial institution's various transactions.

  • Average Salary:$29,450
  • Most Common Education:High school

Treasurers and Controllers

Direct financial activities, such as planning, procurement, and investments for all or part of an organization.

  • Average Salary:Not available
  • Most Common Education:Master's Degree