Make money managing money.
If an afternoon spent retooling your budget sounds like a good time, you may be the perfect candidate for a job in finance. Occupations in this industry generally involve managing money, analyzing financial information or completing similar tasks.
Factors such as income, unemployment, work-life balance and future job prospects were used to find the best jobs in finance. The following represent the top finance jobs according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Jobs rankings. Income and unemployment data comes from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Median salary: $127,990
Unemployment rate: 1.4%
Financial managers make sure a business or organization’s finances are on solid ground. They may work closely with executives or department heads to analyze financial data, prepare reports and make recommendations. Some specialize in a specific area of finance such as risk, insurance or credit.
A bachelor’s degree in a field