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Budget Analysts

Job Information

Examine budget estimates for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and regulations. Analyze budgeting and accounting reports.


  • The need for sound financial analysis will spur job growth for budget analysts.
  • A bachelor's degree generally is the minimum educational requirement, but some employers prefer or require a master's degree.
  • Candidates with a master's degree are expected to have the best opportunities.
  • About 41 percent of all budget analysts work in government.


Personality I'm organized
Salary $69,090/yr ($34.55/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education Bachelors