Financial Analysts

(NOC 1112)
+6.43%
 

What do Financial Analysts do?

Financial and investment analysts collect information about companies, stocks, bonds, and other investments, examine and analyze information to provide investment advice / recommendations to clients, senior company officials, pension fund managers, securities agents, and associates, and prepare company, industry, and economic outlooks; analytical reports; briefing notes; and correspondence.

How to become: Financial Analysts

In general, you need a bachelor's degree in commerce, business administration or economics as well as on-the-job training and industry courses / programs. Some employers may require you to have the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation available through a program from the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts in the United States. With experience, you may move up the ranks to a management position such as securities manager. Most recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and about 1 in 4 has a graduate degree.

Where to study for a career as: Financial Analysts

Trent University
Peterborough, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Economics (B.Sc.) Bachelor
Economics (B.Sc.) Bachelor; Honours
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Ontario Tech University
Oshawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Commerce - Advanced Entry Bachelor; Honours
Commerce Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Economics Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Economics Bachelor; Honours
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University of Guelph-Humber
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Business Bachelor; Honours
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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Bachelor of Technology (Business Systems Development) Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Bachelor of Technology (Digital Health) Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Modified on April 07, 2022

How much do Financial Analysts make?

Low:
$50,003
Average:
$76,794
High:
$119,995

Job openings for Financial Analysts

Job Seekers:
21,600
Job Openings:
22,200