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Sales Agents, Securities and Commodities

Job Information

Buy and sell securities in investment and trading firms and develop and implement financial plans for individuals, businesses, and organizations.


  • Most positions require a bachelor's degree in business, finance, accounting, or economics; a master's degree in business or professional certification is helpful for advancement.
  • Applicants face keen competition for jobs, especially in investment banks.
  • Turnover is high for newcomers, but those who are successful have a very strong attachment to their occupation because of high earnings and considerable investment in training.


Personality I'm good with people
Salary $72,060/yr ($36.03/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education Bachelors