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Financial Quantitative Analysts

Overview

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

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Conventional

Enterprising

Realistic

Career Ladder
Financial Manager or Chief Financial Officer

Senior Financial Quantitative Analyst

Financial Quantitative Analyst

Research Assistant or Junior Financial Quantitative Analyst

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