Brokerage clerks

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Total Workforce

7.18k

Average Age

44.7

Estimated Job Growth

4.97%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$52,610

Average Male Salary

$72,019

Average Female Salary

$45,775

About

Brokerage clerks are most often employed by the Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments industry. The average yearly wage for Brokerage clerks was $52,610 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Brokerage clerks by wage are Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks, Biological technicians, and Secondary school teachers.

Brokerage clerks are part of the Office & Administrative Support Occupations, along with Firstline supervisors of office & administrative support workers, Switchboard operators, including answering service, Telephone operators, Communications equipment operators, all other, Bill & account collectors, Billing & posting clerks, Bookkeeping, accounting, & auditing clerks, Gaming cage workers, Payroll & timekeeping clerks, Procurement clerks, Tellers, Other financial clerks, Brokerage clerks, Court, municipal, & license clerks, Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks, Customer service representatives, Eligibility interviewers, government programs, File clerks, Hotel, motel, & resort desk clerks, Interviewers, except eligibility & loan, Library assistants, clerical, Loan interviewers & clerks, New accounts clerks, Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping, Receptionists & information clerks, Reservation & transportation ticket agents & travel clerks, Information & record clerks, all other, Correspondence clerks & order clerks, Cargo & freight agents, Couriers & messengers, Dispatchers, Meter readers, utilities, Postal service clerks, Postal service mail carriers, Postal service mail sorters, processors, & processing machine operators, Production, planning, & expediting clerks, Shipping, receiving, & traffic clerks, Stock clerks & order fillers, Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping, Secretaries & administrative assistants, Computer operators, Data entry keyers, Word processors & typists, Insurance claims & policy processing clerks, Mail clerks & mail machine operators, except postal service, Office clerks, general, Office machine operators, except computer, Proofreaders & copy markers, Statistical assistants, and Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers

The top 3 locations that employ the most Brokerage clerks are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Brokerage clerks are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Brokerage clerks and on wages and locations for those in the field. Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments is the industry that employs the most Brokerage clerks, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Brokerage clerks, by average wage, is Services incidental to transportation. Brokerage clerks are paid most in false but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$52,610

AVERAGE SALARY

± $11,135

In 2017, Brokerage clerks earned an average of $52,610, $545 more than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Biological technicians make somewhat more than Brokerage clerks while Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Brokerage clerks as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

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WAGE GINI

In 2017, Brokerage clerks had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.2, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Brokerage clerks (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Brokerage clerks.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Brokerage clerks.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Brokerage clerks, by number of employees, are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments, Real estate, and Services incidental to transportation.

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Industries by Share

7.18k

2017 Workforce

± 2,080

-3.76%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 42.2%

The number of people employed as Brokerage clerks has been declining at a rate of -3.76%, from 7,456 people in 2016 to 7,176 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Brokerage clerks employed by various industries. Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments employs the largest share of Brokerage clerks at  55.2%, followed by Real estate with 11.7% and Services incidental to transportation with 7.58%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Brokerage clerks in the US. The average age of male Brokerage clerks in the workforce is 41.9 and of female Brokerage clerks is 45.7, and the most common race/ethnicity for Brokerage clerks is White.

Gender Composition

1.87k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 1,061

5.31k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 1,789

74% of Brokerage clerks are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Brokerage clerks.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Brokerage clerks

  1. White

  2. Asian

91.3% of Brokerage clerks are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 8.67% of Brokerage clerks, Asian is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Brokerage clerks.

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Age by Gender

41.9

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 6.73

45.7

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 4.37

The median age of Brokerage clerks is 44.7, and Male employees are generally 3.86 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Brokerage clerks from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Brokerage clerks is Business but a relatively high number of Brokerage clerks hold a major in Business.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

MOST COMMON MAJORS

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MOST SPECIALIZED MAJORS

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Brokerage clerks from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Brokerage clerks need many skills, but most especially Active Listening, Reading Comprehension, and Speaking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Brokerage clerks need more than the average amount of Programming, Mathematics, and Active Listening.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Brokerage clerks from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Brokerage clerks are expected to see a growth of 4.97% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

4.97%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Brokerage clerks. This profession is expected to grow lower than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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