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Financial Analysts in Pennsylvania

Is Pennsylvania a good place for you to work as a Financial Analyst?

12.6% Jobs Projection
$82,010 Median Salary
1,130 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Financial Analysts in Pennsylvania is growing faster than average.

  • Financial Analysts in Pennsylvania earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Financial Analysts Work in Pennsylvania?

In 2018, there were 11,980 Financial Analysts working in the state.

There were 11,530 Financial Analysts employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 450 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 2,900 Financial Analysts working in it, which means Pennsylvania has more Financial Analysts than average.


Job Projections for Pennsylvania

Jobs for Financial Analysts in this state are growing at a rate of 12.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.8%.


Pennsylvania Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 1,130 annual job openings, and a total of 12,590 jobs for Pennsylvania Financial Analysts in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 29,000 annual jobs and 328,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Financial Analysts Make in Pennsylvania?

In 2018 wages for Financial Analysts ranged from $50,990 to $151,250 with $82,010 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $24.51 to $72.72. The median hourly rate was $39.43.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $37.79 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.64.

The median salary in Pennsylvania is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Pennsylvania Metros for Financial Analysts

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 56,550 $109,780
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 10,800 $84,590
Pittsburgh, PA 2,600 $82,430
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 650 $70,520
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 490 $86,620
York-Hanover, PA 260 $78,890
Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA 220 $69,080
Lancaster, PA 200 $78,590
Reading, PA 160 $73,890
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 130 $76,710
Erie, PA 90 $76,730
Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA 80 $76,970
Johnstown, PA 40 $68,120
State College, PA 30 $77,940

Top States for Financial Analysts Employment

View the list below to see where most Financial Analysts work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 53,250 $107,160
California 37,900 $95,680
Texas 26,850 $83,060
Illinois 14,810 $79,310
Massachusetts 13,400 $87,060
Florida 13,400 $69,060
Pennsylvania 11,980 $82,010
New Jersey 10,560 $94,070
Ohio 9,260 $71,920
North Carolina 8,930 $80,740
Virginia 8,550 $86,550
Georgia 7,400 $75,230
Washington 6,480 $80,300
Minnesota 6,320 $85,940
Connecticut 6,240 $92,470
Michigan 6,090 $78,490
Maryland 5,640 $81,300
Arizona 5,330 $74,200
Tennessee 4,510 $69,130
Missouri 4,280 $81,990

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

State Annual Median Salary
New York $107,160
California $95,680
New Jersey $94,070
Connecticut $92,470
District of Columbia $91,390
Colorado $90,060
Massachusetts $87,060
Virginia $86,550
Montana $86,520
Minnesota $85,940

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