Financial Analyst (Economist) - Salary and Career

Financial Analyst (Economist) - 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 Financial Analyst (Economist) earn

A Financial Analyst (Economist) 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 Financial Analyst (Economist)

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 Financial Analyst (Economist)

Economists must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Financial Analyst (Economist) 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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