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Budget analysts
Description: Budget analysts help businesses decide how much money they need to run and how to spend that money. They check reports and accounts during the year to make sure the business is staying within its budget and spending its money wisely. They also look for ways companies can save money and use it more efficiently.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition at http://www.bls.gov/OCO/
Salary: $50,001 or more per year

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There are 35 math topics Budget analysts need to know.
Basic Math / Algebra
Decimals
Ratio and Proportion
Percent
Customary Measurement
Measurement Conversion
Basic Probability
Basic Statistics
Statistical Graphing
Powers and Roots
Negative Numbers
Basic Problem Solving
First-Year Algebra
Using Formulas
Linear Equations
Operations with Polynomials
Rational Expressions
Coordinate Graphing 2D
Linear Systems
Algebraic Representation
Geometry
Basic Terminology
Similarity
Geometric Mean
Area
Second-Year Algebra / Trigonometry
Functions
Variation
Logarithms
Sequences and Series
Advanced Statistics
Other Topics
Basic Calculator Use
Scientific Calculator Use
Computer Use
Group Problem Solving
Mental Math
Inductive/Deductive Reasoning
Math Communications
Mathematical Modeling