Economic-financial analyst - Salary and Career

Economic-financial analyst - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They analyze the economic environment, design and execute economic, market and economic feasibility research projects, among others. They participate in strategic and short-term planning and assess collective impact policies for the government, NGOs and other organizations. They manage economic-financial programming, operate in domestic and foreign markets, examine corporate finances. They can exercise mediation, expertise and arbitration.

How much does an Economic-financial analyst earn

A Economic-financial analyst earns between $2.041 and $11.902 per month, with an average monthly salary of $4.621 and a median salary of $3.500 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 12.622 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Economic-financial analyst

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 4.621 55.451 1.155 22
1º Quartile 2.041 24.496 510 10
Median Salary 3.500 42.000 875 17
3º Quartile 9.077 108.920 2.269 43
Higher Salary 11.902 142.819 2.975 56

Professional job categories

  • Science and arts professionals
    • professionals of the social sciences and humanities
      • social scientists, psychologists
        • economists

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Main workplaces

Economists they work in companies of various economic activities such as financial intermediation, insurance and private pension, public administration, social security, economic consulting companies, in agriculture, livestock, industry and services related to these activities, in wholesale trade and trade intermediaries. They are mostly statutory or salaried employees with a formal contract, work as a team, with permanent supervision, in a closed environment and during daytime hours.

What does it take to work in the field of Economists

The exercise of these occupations requires a higher degree in economic sciences or a postgraduate degree in economics and registration with the Regional Council of Economics. The full performance of activities occurs after one or two years of experience in the area.

Functions and activities of Economic-financial analyst

Economists must:

  • elaborate projects (economic research, market research, economic feasibility etc);
  • acting in internal and external markets;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • examine corporate finance;
  • exercise mediation, expertise and arbitration;
  • evaluating collective impact policies (government, ngos, other organizations);
  • work in internal and external markets;
  • exercising mediation, expertise and arbitration;
  • act in internal and external markets;
  • participate in strategic and short-term planning;
  • evaluate collective impact policies (government, ngos, other organizations);
  • analyze economic environment;
  • manage economic-financial programming;
  • acting in domestic and foreign markets;
  • communicate;
  • elaborate projects (economic research, markets, economic feasibility etc);
  • execute projects (economic research, market research, economic feasibility etc);

  • Activities

    • pricing products and services;
    • coordinate projects;
    • recruit staff;
    • predict competitors' performance;
    • representing interests in national and international negotiations;
    • define methodology;
    • keep up to date;
    • indicate merger, acquisition, partnership etc;
    • budget projects;
    • manage databases;
    • manage risks;
    • collect data;
    • teach courses;
    • ask for comparative advantages;
    • mediate conflicts of interest;
    • perform credit analysis;
    • value equity;
    • propose actions;
    • establish an arbitration award;
    • give lectures;
    • train staff;
    • estimate private costs;
    • reveal critical judgment;
    • apply quantitative methods;
    • criticize data;
    • analyze long-term trends;
    • estimate demand;
    • confront alternative costs;
    • show creativity;
    • develop indicators;
    • monitoring compliance with regulations;
    • monitor market indicators;
    • process data;
    • verify company information (due diligence);
    • analyze socio-economic and environmental sustainability;
    • perform sectoral and regional analyses;
    • calculate company market value;
    • assess adequacy of actions to the problem;
    • demonstrate verbal ability in foreign languages;
    • delineate problem;
    • define a schedule;
    • build scenarios;
    • display communications at events;
    • list action alternatives;
    • dialogue with the media;
    • develop collection instruments;
    • select funding sources;
    • checking barriers to competition;
    • estimate profitability and economic-financial viability;
    • analyze political-institutional environment;
    • work as a team;
    • formulate abstract concepts;
    • mediate conflicts of interest;
    • define products and results;
    • creating financial products;
    • manage cash flow;
    • identify market structure (competition);
    • determine sources;
    • delimit object;
    • assist in the formulation of trade policies;
    • write articles, books, economic bulletins and reports;
    • indicate merger, acquisition, partnership etc;
    • show creativity;
    • perform financial statement analysis;
    • browse bibliography;
    • measure consequences of actions;
    • subsidizing the formulation of rules, regulations and contracts;
    • recommend policies;
    • transmit knowledge;
    • justify project;
    • negotiate projects;
    • confronting alternative costs;
    • establish arbitration award;
    • identify opportunities and threats in the environment and in the organization;
    • assist in marketing policies;
    • monitor budget execution;
    • manage customer portfolio (portfolio);
    • demonstrate logical reasoning;
    • analyze conjunctures;
    • demonstrate leadership ability;
    • criticize data;
    • plan investments (capital budgets);
    • detect new markets;
    • interpret results;
    • estimate results;
    • suggest technology adoption;
    • interpret results;
    • adapt language to the audience;
    • scaling human and physical resources;
    • estimate social and environmental impacts (externalities);
    • demonstrate ability to use computer resources;
    • verify implementation of proposed actions;
    • subsidize decisions;
    • generate evaluation parameters;
    • issuing reports and opinions;
    • define schedule;
    • indicate merger, acquisition, partnership, etc;

    Sectors that hire Economic-financial analyst the most in the job market

    • combined office and administrative support services
    • temporary labor lease
    • business management consulting activities
    • accounting activities
    • fund management activities by contract or commission
    • holdings of non-financial institutions
    • other ancillary activities of financial services
    • road transport of cargo, except dangerous goods and removals, intercity, interstate and international
    • other service activities provided mainly to companies
    • commodities and futures exchange

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