Carnegie Mellon University

Quantitative Finance Careers Guide

Considering a career in quantitative finance? Learn about the quant finance industry and the top career paths of master’s program graduates in computational finance, financial engineering and mathematical finance.


The 14-page MSCF Careers Guide outlines the fundamental transformation of the finance industry and the key trends driving demand for “financial engineers” who play a vital role in trading, financial modeling and risk management.

For each of the five primary career paths, the guide covers a range of topics including:

  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Required skill sets
  • Entry-level job titles
  • Salaries and signing bonuses

The MSCF Careers Guide also includes insightful perspectives from industry practitioners and MSCF alumni.  Download your copy today!