What Budget Analysts Do
- Budget analysts help public and private institutions organize their finances. They prepare budget reports and monitor institutional spending.
- Work with program and project managers to develop the organization's budget
- Monitor organizational spending to ensure that it is within budget
- Inform program managers of the status and availability of funds.
- Estimate future financial needs
How to Become a Budget Analyst
Budget analysts typically must have a bachelor’s degree, although some employers prefer candidates with a master’s degree.
Federal government, excluding postal service20%
Educational services; state, local, and private14
State government, excluding education and hospitals12
Professional, scientific, and technical services10