Financial and Investment Analysts

General Information


Conduct quantitative analyses of information involving investment programs or financial data of public or private institutions, including valuation of businesses.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit78.18%
  2. Private, not for profit6.14%
  3. State and local government5.99%
  4. Self-employed5.78%
  5. Federal government3.63%

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
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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
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