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Financial Analysts in Georgia

Want to work in Georgia as a Financial Analyst? Read this first!

16.7% Jobs Projection
$75,230 Median Salary
700 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Financial Analysts Work in Georgia?

In 2018, there were 7,400 Financial Analysts working in the state.

There were 6,510 Financial Analysts employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 890 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Financial Analysts in GA Employment Trend

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

Financial Analysts in GA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Georgia

Jobs for Financial Analysts in this state are growing at a rate of 16.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.8%.

Job Projections for Financial Analysts: Nation vs. GA

Georgia Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 700 annual Financial Analysts job openings in Georgia, and 7,680 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Financial Analysts Make in Georgia?

In 2018 wages for Financial Analysts ranged from $49,850 to $126,820 with $75,230 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $23.97 to $60.97. The median hourly rate was $36.17.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $35.27 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.90.

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

Financial Analysts Earnings: GA vs. National Average

Top Georgia 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
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 6,050 $77,060
Chattanooga, TN-GA 370 $67,790
Columbus, GA-AL 230 $71,880
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 220 $68,450
Savannah, GA 190 $70,170
Macon, GA 180 $63,810
Athens-Clarke County, GA 100 $61,630
Gainesville, GA 60 $71,430

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

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Occupation GA Employment Total
Insurance Underwriters 6,020
Personal Financial Advisors 4,660

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