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Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents

in Massachusetts

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.

Occupation Projection for Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents

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Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
413031  Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 9,573 9,346 -227 -2.37 % 248 623 -23 848 Bachelor's degree 

Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Finance and Insurance    8,650  90 % 8,370  90 % -280  -3 % $115,560
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investm    6,710  70 % 6,410  69 % -300  -4 % $135,640
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities    1,520  16 % 1,540  16 % 20  1 % $83,940
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities    420  4 % 430  5 % 10  1 % $92,820
Management of Companies and Enterprises    280  3 % 300  3 % 20  8 % $126,610
Management of Companies and Enterprises    280  3 % 300  3 % 20  8 % $126,610
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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