Gen Z Opting for Careers in Finance: Study
Generation Z members has zeroed in on the financial services industry as their preferred choice, according to a recent survey from the CFA Institute. About 62% say the most important factor in an employer is a “good salary,” the Institute said it found in a survey of 9,437 respondents aged 18 to 25 years old and who are studying for a bachelor’s degree or higher or who have graduated with a bachelor’s degree or higher within the past three years. And the most coveted profession is now in finance, with a quarter of graduates identifying it as their top choice, according to the survey. Furthermore, finance and investment is seen by graduates as the most “stable and attractive” sector, chosen by 24% of respondents. Finance is also seen as the most appealing sector today versus before starting college, selected by 25% of respondents.
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