#32 – Market Research Analyst
Average salary: $70,030
Description: Research market conditions in local, regional or national areas. May also gather information to determine potential sales of a product or service, or create a marketing campaign. May gather information on competitors, prices, sales and methods of marketing and distribution.
#30 – Budget Analyst
Average salary: $75,150
Description: Examine budget estimates for completeness, accuracy and conformance with procedures and regulations. Analyze budgeting and accounting reports.
#25 – Credit Analyst
Average salary: $79,720
Description: Analyze credit data and financial statements of individuals or firms to determine the degree of risk involved in extending credit or lending money. Prepare reports with credit information for use in decision making.
#21 – Management Analyst
Average salary: $91,770
Description: Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.
#17 – Financial Analyst
Average salary: $95,320
Description: Conduct quantitative analyses of information affecting investment programs of public or private institutions.