Budget Analysts

3.6/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $38.43 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 89% (Robots are watching)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Budget Analysts' job openings is expected to rise 2.8% by 2031
'Budget Analysts' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Budget Analysts' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Budget Analysts' was $79,940, or $38.43 hourly
'Budget Analysts' are paid 74.7% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as budget analysts?

As of 2021 there were 47,440 people employed as Budget Analysts within the United States.
This represents around 0.03% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 2 thousand people are employed as Budget Analysts.

Job description

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

SOC Code: 13-2031.00


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Vijai Ekambaram (Highly likely) says
Well Analysis is more about looking at numbers and comparing them against previous years and against numbers under other spending heads and determining whether a particular item is poised for growth or not. And accordingly - after this math is made - connecting the dots - for example if the sector under question being "Education" can be peppered with comments from eminent fieldsmen in that domain and accordingly arrive at what is in store.
Aug 18, 2020 at 06:47 AM

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