Salary for Sales Agents, Financial Services

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Sales agents that work in financial services actively seek out and contact potential clients with the hopes of convincing them to invest in financial services such as loan and tax securities. They work diligently to customize investment plans to client needs, budgets and financial goals. They accurately prepare necessary documentation in a timely manner and communicate effectively to answer client questions and concerns. They actively review business trends to remain up to date on innovative and lucrative investments available to potential clients. They take the opportunity to sell other investments such as trusts and check processing services. A bachelor's degree is required for employment in this professional post.

A Financial Services Sales Agent can expect an average salary of somewhere between 72000 to 108000 based on experience and education levels. Sales Agents, Financial Services usually get salaries of Ninety Five Thousand Two Hundred dollars per annum.

Sales Agents, Financial Services make the highest salary in Connecticut, where they earn compensation, on average, of close to about $161110. Employees who work in this job make the most money in Utilities, where they can get an average job salary of $133710.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 4.49 percent nationwide in that time.
Sales Agents, Financial Services tend to make the most in the following industries
Wholesale Trade $133,710
Utilities $112,700
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $109,710
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $106,150
Management of Companies and Enterprises $101,980
Information $99,690
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Other Services (except Public Administration) $57,310
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $70,600
Retail Trade $72,570
Manufacturing $81,480
Public Administration $91,100
Finance and Insurance $94,700