Financial and investment analysts

National Occupation Code (NOC): 1112  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Financial and investment analysts collect and analyze financial information such as economic forecasts, trading volumes and the movement of capital, financial backgrounds of companies, historical performances and future trends of stocks, bonds and other investment instruments to provide financial and investment or financing advice for their company or their company’s clients. Their studies and evaluations cover areas such as takeover bids, private placements, mergers or acquisitions. Financial analysts are employed by a wide range of establishments throughout the private and public sector, such as banks, brokerage houses, insurance companies, investment companies, manufacturing firms, trust companies, utility companies and underwriting firms. Investment analysts are employed primarily by brokerage houses and fund management companies.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Assistant Financial Analyst
  • Bond Analyst
  • Chartered Financial Analyst
  • Corporate Investment Adviser
  • Cost Financial Analyst
  • Finance And Commercial Affairs Analyst
  • Financial Analysis Consultant
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Services Economic Analyst
  • Financial Services Research Associate
  • Fiscal Projections Consultant
  • Investment Analyst
  • Investment Consultant
  • Junior Financial Analyst
  • Money Market Analyst
  • Mutual Fund Analyst
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Regional Financial Analyst
  • Securities Analyst
  • Securities Research Analyst
  • Senior Financial Analyst
  • Senior Investment Officer
  • Senior Planning And Return Analyst
  • Senior Planning And Yield Analyst
  • Chartered Financial Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Services Research Associate
  • Investment Analyst
  • Money Market Analyst
  • Portfolio Manager

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for financial and investment analysts.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $50,846
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $65,140
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level $66,660
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $71,585
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $68,774
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for financial and investment analysts.

Gender Median Income
Male $68,774
Female $75,187
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (59 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for financial and investment analysts.

$31,000.00
Lowest Observed
$110,000.00
Highest Observed
$54,000.00
25th Percentile
$66,058.49
Average
$65,000.00
Median
$79,000.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for financial and investment analysts

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 430
25 to 34 years 1,450
35 to 44 years 1,440
45 to 54 years 1,245
55 to 64 years 515
65 to 74 years 80
75 years and over 10
Total 5,180
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for financial and investment analysts. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 1,560
Part Time 3,595
Total 5,150
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for financial and investment analysts. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 2,905
Female 2,270
Total 5,180
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for financial and investment analysts. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 5,000
Self Employed 180
Total 5,180
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for financial and investment analysts. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 4,985
Unemployed 190
Total 5,180
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for financial and investment analysts. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 375
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 555
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 95
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 4,105
Total 5,150
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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