Salary for Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents

Also known as:  Commodities Broker, Commodity Trader, Equity Trader, Investment Banker, Municipal Bond Trader, Mutual Fund Sales Agent, Securities Trader, Stock Broker, Stock Trader helps finance professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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A securities, commodities and financial services sales agent works with individuals, organizations and businesses to create and implement financial plans based on the buying and selling of securities in trading and investment firms. They work as a sounding board for consumer concerns as clients work towards deciding which securities could lead to the most profitable outcomes. They work diligently to identify new clients and maintain a secure and growing database of existing clients. They keep detailed reports of client interactions and financial transactions. Additionally, they customize financial plans to an individual or company's budget, goals and needs. They possess excellent communication skills and may be called upon to discuss mutual funds, bonds, stocks and market conditions with interested clients. A four year degree is generally required for employment in this professional post.

A Securities, Commodities, or Financial Services Sales Agent receives a pay level ranging between 72000 to 108000 based on experience. Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents will usually earn wages of Ninety Five Thousand Two Hundred dollars on a yearly basis.

Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents can get the highest pay in Connecticut, where they get a compensation of approximating $161110. People holding this job title are compensated highest in Utilities, which has salary pay 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.
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 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