$71k $71k
341k 341k
9.5% 9.5%
2.8/5 2.8/5
Bachelors Bachelors

What are Securities And Commodities Brokers like?

Enterprising

Based on our pool of users, securities and commodities brokers tend to be predominately enterprising people. Take our career test to see what career interest category best describes you.

Securities and Commodities Brokers by Strongest Interest Archetype

Based on sample of 64 Sokanu users

Are Securities And Commodities Brokers happy?

21%Happy

Securities and commodities brokers rank among the least happy careers. Overall they rank in the 21st percentile of careers for satisfaction scores.

Securities and Commodities Broker Career Satisfaction by Dimension

Percentile among all careers

Education History of Securities and Commodities Brokers

The most common degree held by securities and commodities brokers is Economics. 13% of securities and commodities brokers had a degree in economics before becoming securities and commodities brokers. That is over 4 times the average across all careers. Finance graduates are the second most common among securities and commodities brokers, representing 11% of securities and commodities brokers in the Sokanu user base, which is 5.9 times the average.

Securities and Commodities Broker Education History

This table shows which degrees people earn before becoming a Securities and Commodities Broker, compared to how often those degrees are obtained by people who earn at least one post secondary degree.

Degree % of securities and commodities brokers % of population Multiple
Economics 12.7% 3.4% 3.7×
Finance 11.1% 1.9% 5.9×
International Business 9.5% 0.9% 10.7×
Business 4.8% 2.1% 2.2×
Business Management And Administration 4.8% 5.8% 0.8×
History 4.8% 2.0% 2.4×
Political Science 4.8% 2.6% 1.9×

Securities and Commodities Broker Education Levels

88% of securities and commodities brokers have a bachelor's degree. 6% of securities and commodities brokers have a master's degree.

No education 0%
High school diploma 1%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 88%
Master's degree 6%
Doctorate degree 0%

How to Become a Securities and Commodities Broker

Think you might be interested in becoming a Securities and Commodities Broker? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good securities and commodities broker? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

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  2. Get the Education

    • George Washington University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Georgetown University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Johns Hopkins University | Baltimore, MD
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • American University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
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Should I be a Securities and Commodities Broker?

Think you might be interested in becoming a Securities and Commodities Broker? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good securities and commodities broker? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • George Washington University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Georgetown University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Johns Hopkins University | Baltimore, MD
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • American University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
  3. Get Hired
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