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Financial Managers in North Carolina

Is North Carolina a good place for you to work as a Financial Manager?

24.2% Jobs Projection
$131,610 Median Salary
1,680 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Financial Managers Work in North Carolina?

There were approximately 15,730 workers employed as Financial Managers in this state in 2018.

There were 15,780 Financial Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 50 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 6,900 Financial Managers working in it, which means North Carolina has more Financial Managers than average.


Job Projections for North Carolina

Jobs for Financial Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 24.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 18.7%.


North Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 1,680 annual job openings, and 19,820 total jobs in 2026 for Financial Managers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 56,900 annual jobs and 689,000 total jobs in 2026.

What do Financial Managers Make in North Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Financial Managers ranged from $72,100 to $208,000 with $131,610 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $34.66 to $100. The median hourly rate was $63.28.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $62.55 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.73.

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


Top North Carolina Metros for Financial Managers

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 7,150 $144,480
Raleigh, NC 2,340 $123,030
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 1,820 $120,310
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 1,340 $143,000
Winston-Salem, NC 980 $142,130
Greensboro-High Point, NC 970 $124,690
Asheville, NC 350 $95,390
Wilmington, NC 330 $119,790
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC 280 $79,950
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC 270 $113,900
Fayetteville, NC 180 $124,620
Greenville, NC 120 $128,970
Rocky Mount, NC 100 $110,800
New Bern, NC 90 $96,620
Jacksonville, NC 90 $75,770
Burlington, NC 90 $109,820
Goldsboro, NC 60 $95,250

Top States for Financial Managers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Financial Managers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 81,350 $139,240
New York 42,460 $194,820
Illinois 40,040 $126,020
Texas 39,580 $129,320
Massachusetts 33,880 $130,180
Florida 29,050 $114,190
New Jersey 21,340 $157,490
Ohio 19,980 $118,100
Georgia 17,840 $127,830
Pennsylvania 17,730 $138,980
Tennessee 15,870 $95,970
Connecticut 15,750 $144,500
North Carolina 15,730 $131,610
Minnesota 15,610 $121,210
Virginia 15,180 $147,710
Michigan 14,760 $116,300
Washington 13,010 $123,430
Maryland 12,550 $137,820
Arizona 11,400 $103,910
Iowa 8,630 $100,280

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

State Annual Median Salary
New York $194,820
New Jersey $157,490
Delaware $152,180
District of Columbia $150,550
Virginia $147,710
Colorado $146,000
Connecticut $144,500
California $139,240
Pennsylvania $138,980
Maryland $137,820

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