Financial Quantitative Analysts

5.1/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
56%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
5.8%
by 2031
WAGES
$73,240
or $35.21 hourly
VOLUME
123,200
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 56% (Robots are watching)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Financial Quantitative Analysts' job openings is expected to rise 5.8% by 2031
'Financial Quantitative Analysts' is expected to be an average 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 'Financial Quantitative Analysts' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Financial Quantitative Analysts' was $73,240, or $35.21 hourly
'Financial Quantitative Analysts' are paid 60.1% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as financial quantitative analysts?

As of 2021 there were 123,200 people employed as Financial Quantitative Analysts within the United States.
This represents around 0.09% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as Financial Quantitative Analysts.

Job description

Develop quantitative techniques to inform securities investing, equities investing, pricing, or valuation of financial instruments. Develop mathematical or statistical models for risk management, asset optimization, pricing, or relative value analysis.

SOC Code: 13-2099.01

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