Other Financial Brokers includes jobs like Investment Broker.

    There are several occupations in this group, which may have varying study pathways.

    Tasks

    • Brokers complex and commercial leases, equipment finance, commercial finance, project finance and finance for property developers.

    More about Financial Brokers

    All Financial Brokers

    • $2,231 Weekly Pay
    • Very strong Future Growth
    • Lower unemployment Unemployment

    Other Financial Brokers

    • 380 workers Employment Size
    • High skill Skill level rating
    • 83% Full-Time Full-Time Share
    • 48 hours Average full-time
    • 42 years Average age
    • 40% female Gender Share

    The number of people working as Other Financial Brokers (in their main job) grew very strongly over 5 years:
    from 230 in 2011 to 380 in 2016.

    • Size: This is a very small occupation.
    • Location: Many Other Financial Brokers work in New South Wales and Victoria.
    • Industries: Most work in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; Financial and Insurance Services; and Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.
    • Full-time: Most work full-time (83%, much higher than the average of 66%).
    • Hours: Full-time workers spend around 48 hours per week at work (compared to the average of 44 hours).
    • Age: The average age is 42 years (compared to the average of 40 years).
    • Gender: 40% of workers are female (compared to the average of 48%).

    Employment Outlook

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    Weekly Earnings (Before Tax)

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    Main Industries

    Main Employing Industries (% Share)

    Source: Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Industries are based on the Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC 06).
    Main Employing IndustriesIndustry (% share)
    Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services71.7
    Financial and Insurance Services20.3
    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6.1
    Construction1.1
    Other Industries0.8

    States and Territories

    • NSW

    • VIC

    • QLD

    • SA

    • TAS

    • NT

    • ACT

    Employment by State and Territory (% Share)

    Source: Based on Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Share of workers across Australian States and Territories, in this job compared to the all jobs average.
    StateOther Financial BrokersAll Jobs Average
    NSW49.231.6
    VIC30.825.6
    QLD13.720.0
    SA1.87.0
    WA3.710.8
    TAS0.02.0
    NT0.01.0
    ACT0.81.9

    Age Profile

    Age Profile (% Share)

    Source: Based on Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Age profile of workers in this job compared to the all jobs average.
    Age BracketOther Financial BrokersAll Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
    15-190.0-5.05.0
    20-243.5-9.39.3
    25-3423.6-22.922.9
    35-4430.6-22.022.0
    45-5426.8-21.621.6
    55-598.6-9.09.0
    60-642.7-6.06.0
    65 and Over4.3-4.24.2

    Education Level

    Highest Level of Education (% Share)

    Source: ABS, ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Highest qualification completed by workers in this job (in any field of study). Qualifications needed by new workers might be different from the qualifications of workers already in the job.
    Type of QualificationOther Financial BrokersAll Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
    Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate18.5-10.110.1
    Bachelor degree36.7-21.821.8
    Advanced Diploma/Diploma17.9-11.611.6
    Certificate III/IV15.5-21.121.1
    Year 129.4-18.118.1
    Year 110.0-4.84.8
    Year 10 and below2.1-12.512.5

    There are several occupations in this group, which may have varying study pathways.

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    Employers look for Financial Brokers who provide good customer service and who have strong interpersonal skills.

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    Knowledge

    These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

    1. Customer and Personal Service

      71% Skill level

      Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

    2. Computers and Electronics

      63% Skill level

      Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

    3. Sales and Marketing

      62% Skill level

      Showing, promoting, and selling including marketing strategy, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

    4. Economics and Accounting

      62% Skill level

      Economics and accounting, the financial markets, banking and checking and reporting of financial data.

    5. Mathematics

      61% Skill level

      Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

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    Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.

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    Demands

    The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

    1. Electronic Mail

      98% Important

      How often do you use electronic mail?

    2. Telephone

      97% Important

      How often do you talk on the telephone?

    3. Contact With Others

      91% Important

      How much do you have contact with people (face-to-face, by telephone, or any other way)?

    4. Face-to-Face Discussions

      89% Important

      How often do you talk with people face-to-face?

    5. Indoors, Heat Controlled

      88% Important

      How often do you work indoors with access to heating or cooling?

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    The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 41-3031.01 - Sales Agents, Securities and Commodities.

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