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Employers of Finance majors in KY

Financial Analysts

Financial analysts provide guidance to businesses and individuals making investment decisions. They assess the performance of stocks, bonds, and other types of investments. Financial analysts work in offices. Most work full time, and about 3 in 10 worked more than 40 hours per week in 2016. Financial analysts typically must have a bachelor’s degree. The median annual wage for financial analysts was $84,300 in May 2017. Employment of financial analysts is projected to grow 11 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. A growing range of financial products and the need for in-depth knowledge of geographic regions are expected to lead to strong employment growth.

Financial Managers

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 work in many industries, including banks and insurance companies. Most financial managers work full time, and about 1 in 3 worked more than 40 hours per week in 2016. Financial managers typically have a bachelor’s degree and 5 years or more of experience in another business or financial occupation, such as an accountant, auditor, securities sales agent, or financial analyst. The median annual wage for financial managers was $125,080 in May 2017. Employment of financial managers is projected to grow 19 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. Several core functions of financial managers, including risk management and cash management, are expected to be in high demand over the next decade.

Credit Analysts

Conduct quantitative analyses of information affecting investment programs of public or private institutions. The median annual wage for credit analysts was $88,300 in May 2017.

Compliance Officers

Examine, evaluate, and investigate eligibility for or conformity with laws and regulations governing contract compliance of licenses and permits, and perform other compliance and enforcement inspection and analysis activities not classified elsewhere. The median annual wage for compliance officers was $71,540 in May 2017.

Financial Examiners

Financial examiners ensure compliance with laws governing financial institutions and transactions. They review balance sheets, evaluate the risk level of loans, and assess bank management. Most financial examiners work for the finance and insurance industry, the federal government, or state governments. Most financial examiners worked full time in 2016. Financial examiners typically need a bachelor’s degree that includes some coursework in accounting. Entry-level examiners are trained on the job by senior examiners. The median annual wage for financial examiners was $81,690 in May 2017. Employment of financial examiners is projected to grow 10 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Financial examiners will be in demand as financial institutions seek help with federal regulatory compliance.

Loan Officers

Loan officers evaluate, authorize, or recommend approval of loan applications for people and businesses. Most loan officers are employed by commercial banks, credit unions, mortgage companies, and related financial institutions. Most loan officers work full time, and many work extensive hours. Except for consumer loan officers, traveling to visit clients is common. Most loan officers need a bachelor’s degree and receive on-the-job training. Mortgage loan officers must be licensed. The median annual wage for loan officers was $64,660 in May 2017. Employment of loan officers is projected to grow 11 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Although the demand for loan officers will increase as the overall economy grows, the decline of bank branches may moderate employment growth.

Personal Financial Advisors

Personal financial advisors provide advice on investments, insurance, mortgages, college savings, estate planning, taxes, and retirement to help individuals manage their finances. Most personal financial advisors work in the finance and insurance industry or are self-employed. They typically work full time and may meet with clients in the evenings or on weekends. Personal financial advisors typically need a bachelor’s degree. A master’s degree and certification can improve one’s chances for advancement in the occupation. The median annual wage for personal financial advisors was $90,640 in May 2017. Employment of personal financial advisors is projected to grow 15 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. As the population ages and life expectancies rise, demand for financial planning services should increase.

Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents

Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents connect buyers and sellers in financial markets. They sell securities to individuals, advise companies in search of investors, and conduct trades. Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents work in high-stress environments and often work more than 40 hours per week. A bachelor’s degree is required for entry-level jobs, and a master’s degree in business administration (MBA) is useful for advancement. The median annual wage for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents was $63,780 in May 2017. Employment of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents is projected to grow 6 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Demand for investment banking and retirement services are likely to create employment growth.

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Company City State
Jefferson County Public School District
Jefferson County Public School
Hl Insurance Services
Hilliard-Lyons, Inc.
Hilliard Lyons
Allen County School District Finance Corporation
The Fifth Third Bank of Kentucky Inc
Fifth Third Bank
Union County Board of Education
Republic Bank & Trust Company Inc
Commonwealth Bancshares, Inc
Caldwell County Board of Education
Stock Yards Bank & Trust Co Inc
Invesco Institutional (na), Inc.
Central Bank & Trust Co.
Central Bank Wealth MGT Group
Community Trust Bank, Inc.
City Holding Company
Cfsb
Invesco Institutional (na), Inc.
Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government
Development Authority
The Paducah Bank & Trust Company
PADUCAH BANK & TRUST
J. J. B. Hilliard, W. L. Lyons, LLC
Hilliard Lyons
Community Trust Bank, Inc.
Firstsource Solutions Usa, LLC
Firstsource
Whitaker Bank Corporation of Kentucky
Guardian Savings Bank
Primary Residential Mortgage Inc.
PNC Bank, National Association
National City Bank
Republic Bancorp, Inc.
Citizens Union Bank of Shelbyville
Edmonton Bancshares, Inc
1st Independence Financial Group, Inc.
Town & Country Bank and Trust Company
The Citizens National Bank of Somerset
First & Peoples Bankshares Inc
Days Inn Renfro Valley Mt Vernon
Dennisand Day Inns
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated
Paducah Bank Shares, Inc.
Paducah Bank & Trust
Wesbanco Bank, Inc.
First Citizens Bank
Cumberland Valley National Bank & Trust Co Inc
Cumberland Valley Nat Bnk & Tr
Community Financial Services, Inc.
Town & Country Bank and Trust Company
Monticello Bankshares, Inc.
Monticello Banking Co
The Fifth Third Bank of Kentucky Inc
Fifth Third Bank
PNC Bank, National Association
National City Bank
Forcht Bank, National Association
U.S. Bank National Association
US Bank
UBS Financial Services Inc.
U.S. Bank National Association
US Bank
Securs, LLC
Fifth Third Bank of Northern Kentucky
Fifth Third Bank
Republic Bancorp, Inc.
Peoples Bank
F.N.B. Corporation
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