Skip to Main Content

Financial Quantitative Analysts


Financial quantitative analysts, also called quantitative research analysts, assist companies and individuals in making informed decisions about investments. They analyze the performance of various types of investments, such as stocks and bonds, and research opportunities for investments based on the companies' and individuals' financial situations. They review their client's financial history and goals and current and projected economic and business trends. They write reports and present their findings and recommendations to clients. Financial quantitative analysts are employed by security and brokerage firms, banks, credit institutions, and insurance and investment companies. 

Salary Range

$50,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree




About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits




Career Ladder
Financial Manager or Chief Financial Officer

Senior Financial Quantitative Analyst

Financial Quantitative Analyst

Research Assistant or Junior Financial Quantitative Analyst

Related Professions