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Financial Analyst BLS

Financial Analyst BLS Statistics

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (LBS) publishes many statistics about financial analysts at The most important Financial Analyst LBS facts include: 2017 Median Pay is $84,300 per year ($40.53 per hour), Typical Entry-Level Education is a Bachelor’s degree, Work Experience in a Related Occupation may be none, On-the-job Training maybe be none, and the Number of Jobs, in the U.S. was 296,100 in 2016, growing at 11% per year. To learn more, check out the BLS website.


Financial Analyst BLS

Analyst Certification FMVA® Program

Below is a break down of subject weightings in the FMVA® financial analyst program. As you can see there is a heavy focus on financial modeling, finance, Excel, business valuation, budgeting/forecasting, PowerPoint presentations, accounting and business strategy.


Financial Analyst certification curriculum


A well rounded financial analyst possesses all of the above skills!


Additional Questions & Answers

CFI is the global institution behind the financial modeling and valuation analyst FMVA® Designation. CFI is on a mission to enable anyone to be a great financial analyst and have a great career path. In order to help you advance your career, CFI has compiled many resources to assist you along the path.

In order to become a great financial analyst, here are some more questions and answers for you to discover:

  • What is financial modeling?
  • How do you build a DCF model?
  • What is sensitivity analysis?
  • How do you value a business?