Financial Manager


Financial managers are responsible for the financial health of an organization.

They produce financial reports, direct investment activities, and develop strategies and plans for the long-term financial goals of their organization.

Financial Managers average salary is $109,740 per year

College degrees/ training required

A Bachelor’s degree is required, and at least 5 years of experience in financial occupation, such as loan officer, accountant, auditor, securities sales agent, or financial analyst.

What to Learn

A bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, economics, or business administration is often the minimum education needed for financial managers.

Job Outlook

9 percent from 2012 to 2022, about as fast as the average for all occupations.