Entry-level research analysts vs. attorneys
Title: Research Analyst
Description of Role: Performs research and analysis and/or manages investment options. Provides information and makes recommendations to professional staff on managers, advisory service products, investment selection, suitability guidelines and reporting decisions.
Median Annual Compensation: $65,000
Description of Role: Prepares and examines contracts involving leases, licenses, purchases, sales, insurance, etc. Provides legal advice to an organization, prepares resolutions and forms, and participates in major legal actions.
Median Annual Compensation: $80,162
Advantage: Attorneys by 19%