Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
68%
risk level
POLLING
51%
Based on 84 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
10.2%
by year 2032
WAGES
$76,900
or $36.97 per hour
Volume
479,630
as of 2023
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
5.5/10

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Automation risk

68% (High Risk)

High Risk (61-80%): Jobs in this category face a significant threat from automation, as many of their tasks can be easily automated using current or near-future technologies.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Persuasion

  • Social Perceptiveness

  • Negotiation

  • Originality

User poll

51% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted they are unsure if this occupation will be automated. However, the automation risk level we have generated suggests a much higher chance of automation: 68% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Sentiment

The following graph(s) are included wherever there is a substantial amount of votes to render meaningful data. These visual representations display user poll results over time, providing a significant indication of sentiment trends.

Sentiment over time (yearly)

Growth

Very fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents' job openings is expected to rise 10.2% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

High paid relative to other professions

In 2023, the median annual wage for 'Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents' was $76,900, or $36 per hour

'Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents' were paid 60.0% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Significantly greater range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 479,630 people employed as 'Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents' within the United States.

This represents around 0.32% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 316 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 (Moderate) 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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