Careers at CFA Institute 

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Growth in CFA Institute membership and our educational programs has provided many opportunities for qualified professionals to become part of this dynamic and growing organization*.

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With offices in the United States, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region, our staff consists of more than 500 employees from around the world.

We offer very competitive compensation and a superior benefits package including medical, dental, retirement plans, leave program, paid holidays, educational assistance, in-house training and educational opportunities, wellness reimbursement, and International Rotation Assignment Program.

Our Values

In an effort to foster an environment of interpersonal and professional growth and development, we adhere to the following values:

  • Commitment to excellence, innovation, and continuous improvement
  • Stewardship of our reputation
  • Open and honest communication
  • Teamwork and a collaborative and inclusive environment
  • Mutual trust built from respect and fair dealing  
  • Accountability for our actions

Compensation and Benefits

We strive to maintain a compensation program that is fair, competitive, and supportive of the strategic goals of the organization. Compensation is composed of two major components: base salary and incentive compensation. Base salary is reviewed annually based on performance and other factors. Incentive compensation is based on organization and individual employee performance.

Global Awareness

Because our members, candidates, partners, local societies, and employees are located around the globe, every single CFA Institute employee strives to be culturally aware. To further this important goal, all full-time employees are eligible to participate in our International Rotation Assignment Program, which allows individuals to spend a certain period of time working with staff at a different CFA Institute office around the world.

Work/Life Balance

We provide ample opportunities for employees to enjoy their lives beyond work by offering a generous paid leave and holiday program with a flexible work arrangement option. In addition to salary, we provide attractive, comprehensive benefit programs for all our employees designed to promote and protect good health, plan for retirement, and provide access to worthwhile community resources. 


*Please note, certain positions at CFA Institute may be precluded from participation in the CFA Program and/or the CIPM Program.