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Financial Analysts in Colorado

Is Colorado a good place for you to work as a Financial Analyst?

22.9% Jobs Projection
$90,060 Median Salary
420 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Financial Analysts in Colorado are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Financial Analysts in Colorado is growing faster than average.

  • Financial Analysts in Colorado earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Financial Analysts Work in Colorado?

In 2018, there were 3,770 Financial Analysts working in the state.

There were 3,910 Financial Analysts employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 140 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Financial Analysts in CO Employment Trend

The typical state has 2,900 Financial Analysts working in it, which means Colorado has more Financial Analysts than average.

Financial Analysts in CO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Colorado

Jobs for Financial Analysts in this state are growing at a rate of 22.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.8%.

Job Projections for Financial Analysts: Nation vs. CO

Colorado Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 420 annual job openings, and a total of 4,620 jobs for Colorado Financial Analysts in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 29,000 annual jobs and 328,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Financial Analysts Make in Colorado?

In 2018 wages for Financial Analysts ranged from $47,750 to $201,630 with $90,060 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $22.96 to $96.94. The median hourly rate was $43.3.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $40.7 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $2.60.

The median salary in Colorado is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Financial Analysts Earnings: CO vs. National Average

Top Colorado Metros for Financial Analysts

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Financial Analysts.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 2,920 $91,440
Boulder, CO 310 $108,810
Colorado Springs, CO 250 $85,380
Fort Collins, CO 190 $67,930
Greeley, CO 40 $81,790

Top States for Financial Analysts Employment

View the list below to see where most Financial Analysts work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 53,250 $107,160
California 37,900 $95,680
Texas 26,850 $83,060
Illinois 14,810 $79,310
Massachusetts 13,400 $87,060
Florida 13,400 $69,060
Pennsylvania 11,980 $82,010
New Jersey 10,560 $94,070
Ohio 9,260 $71,920
North Carolina 8,930 $80,740
Virginia 8,550 $86,550
Georgia 7,400 $75,230
Washington 6,480 $80,300
Minnesota 6,320 $85,940
Connecticut 6,240 $92,470
Michigan 6,090 $78,490
Maryland 5,640 $81,300
Arizona 5,330 $74,200
Tennessee 4,510 $69,130
Missouri 4,280 $81,990

Below are the states where Financial Analysts get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New York $107,160
California $95,680
New Jersey $94,070
Connecticut $92,470
District of Columbia $91,390
Colorado $90,060
Massachusetts $87,060
Virginia $86,550
Montana $86,520
Minnesota $85,940

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation CO Employment Total
Personal Financial Advisors 4,010
Insurance Underwriters 1,330

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