Career Outlook for Securities and Commodities Traders

Also known as:  Commodities Broker, Commodity Trader, Equity Trader, Investment Banker, Municipal Bond Trader, Mutual Fund Sales Agent, Securities Trader, Stock Broker, Stock Trader
The overall job outlook for Securities or Commodities Trader careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 14.89 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 2.48 percent per year. Demand for Securities and Commodities Traders is expected to go up, with an expected 70,400 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 3.18 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Securities and Commodities Traders in the following states
New York 39,930
California 27,180
Texas 25,600
Illinois 19,530
Florida 15,760
New Jersey 15,160
Ohio 11,000
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Securities and Commodities Traders
Wyoming 120
Alaska 160
North Dakota 220
West Virginia 350
Vermont 400
New Mexico 490
Puerto Rico 560