Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents

5.3/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
42%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
4.2%
by 2030
WAGES
$64,770
or $31.14 hourly
VOLUME
440,300
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 42% (Start worrying)

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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 4.2% by 2030
'Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

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

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents' was $64,770, or $31.14 hourly
'Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents' are paid 54.4% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 440,300 people employed as Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents.
This represents around 0.32% of the employed workforce across the United States.

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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