Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents

5.8/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
68%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
10.2%
by 2031
WAGES
$62,910
or $30.24 hourly
VOLUME
426,870
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 68% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Persuasion
Social Perceptiveness
Negotiation
Originality
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents' job openings is expected to rise 10.2% by 2031
'Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents' was $62,910, or $30.24 hourly
'Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents' are paid 37.5% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents?

As of 2021 there were 426,870 people employed as Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents within the United States.
This represents around 0.30% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 330 people are employed as Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents.

Job description

Buy and sell securities or commodities in investment and trading firms, or provide financial services to businesses and individuals. May advise customers about stocks, bonds, mutual funds, commodities, and market conditions.

SOC Code: 41-3031.00

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Comments

Ivan (Likely) says
Robo-advisors, quant funds, and other fintech applications are already starting to change the investment landscape. Finance is democratizing, including knowledge required to participate intelligently in financial markets.
Mar 20, 2020 at 08:18 AM

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