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Financial Analysts

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Approximately 329,500 financial analysts are employed in the United States. Financial analysts work in the public and private sectors. Employers include banks, brokerage and securities firms, corporations, government agencies, manufacturers, mutual and pension funds, and financial management, insurance, investment, trust, and utility companies. Approximately 41 percent of financial analysts work in finance and insurance industries. Only 4 percent of financial analysts were self-employed in 2018, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.

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