Today’s financial sector is highly diverse in terms of job requirements, the size and type of enterprises, geographic concentration as well as levels of technological innovation, salary and social mission. From cryptocurrency start-ups to education finance to social impact investing and international banking and consulting, the finance sector also a significant source for hiring PhDs.
In the US alone, by 2026
Figure 1: Diversity of Employment by Size of Firm
Below is a small cluster of representative jobs drawn from our weekly analysis, including many jobs that are not typically associated with the finance sector.
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