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Financial Analysts in North Carolina

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15.8% Jobs Projection
$80,740 Median Salary
830 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Financial Analysts Work in North Carolina?

In North Carolina, there were 8,930 people working as Financial Analysts in the year 2018.

There were 8,690 Financial Analysts employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 240 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Financial Analysts in NC Employment Trend

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

Financial Analysts in NC vs. the Average State

Job Projections for North Carolina

Jobs for Financial Analysts in this state are growing at a rate of 15.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.8%.

Job Projections for Financial Analysts: Nation vs. NC

North Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 830 annual Financial Analysts job openings in North Carolina, and 9,180 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 North Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Financial Analysts ranged from $52,100 to $135,650 with $80,740 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $25.05 to $65.22. The median hourly rate was $38.82.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $38.51 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.31.

The median salary in North Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Financial Analysts Earnings: NC vs. National Average

Top North Carolina 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
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 4,660 $84,830
Raleigh, NC 1,280 $78,640
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 1,250 $79,620
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 710 $71,510
Winston-Salem, NC 470 $84,400
Greensboro-High Point, NC 380 $81,980
Wilmington, NC 230 $58,530
Fayetteville, NC 90 $77,300
Asheville, NC 80 $64,600
Greenville, NC 70 $71,440
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC 50 $61,730
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC 50 $71,640

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 NC Employment Total
Personal Financial Advisors 7,010
Insurance Underwriters 2,010

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