There are currently an estimated 992,100 investment fund managers in the United States. The investment fund manager job market is expected to grow by 8.0% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are investment fund managers?

CareerExplorer rates investment fund managers with a C employability rating, meaning this career should provide moderate employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 83,800 investment fund managers. That number is based on 79,600 additional investment fund managers, and the retirement of 4,200 existing investment fund managers.

What’s the supply of investment fund managers?

The investment fund manager industry is concentrated in California, District of Columbia, New Jersey

Investment Fund Manager job market by state

State Name Employed Investment Fund Managers
California 53,390
District of Columbia 20,010
New Jersey 19,170
Florida 18,960
Virginia 16,740
Texas 16,570
New York 14,730
Maryland 12,680
Wisconsin 11,860
Georgia 11,520
North Carolina 11,400
Ohio 11,250
Tennessee 10,570
Pennsylvania 10,490
Washington 10,140
Minnesota 9,350
Arizona 8,790
Oregon 8,520
Indiana 8,190
Louisiana 8,170
Colorado 7,930
Massachusetts 7,180
Michigan 6,950
Connecticut 6,380
Puerto Rico 6,250
Nevada 5,970
Missouri 5,080
Iowa 3,380
Kentucky 3,330
Arkansas 3,230
New Mexico 2,900
Kansas 2,710
Utah 2,490
Hawaii 2,090
Alabama 2,080
Oklahoma 1,720
South Carolina 1,710
Alaska 1,550
Nebraska 1,480
New Hampshire 1,360
Idaho 1,210
Maine 1,210
Montana 1,110
North Dakota 1,100
Mississippi 1,060
Delaware 910
Wyoming 790
Rhode Island 720
Vermont 480
South Dakota 340
Guam 150
Virgin Islands 70