Career Paths for Economics
Possible career paths in the field of economics include:
- Market Research and Analysis
- Banking and Financial Services
- Budget Analysis
Some specific job titles in the field of economics include:
- Market, Pricing, Industry or Data Analyst
- Project Administrator
- Personal Financial Advisor
- Sales, Marketing and Advertising Manager
- Real Estate Broker
- Banking Executive
- Assistant Project Manager
- Financial Consultant
- Field Marketing Associate
- State Policy Analyst
- Research Assistant
- Policy Analyst
For additional information search the Occupational Outlook Handbook at www.bls.gov/ooh.
Students interested in economics may be interested in becoming a securities, commodities and financial services sales agent.
|National Quick Facts: Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents|
|2015 Median Pay||$71,550 per year
$34.40 per hour
|Typical Entry-Level Education||Bachelor's degree|
|Work Experience in a Related Occupation||None|
|On-the-job Training||Moderate-term on-the-job training|
|Number of Jobs, 2014||341,500|
|Job Outlook, 2014-24||10% (Faster than average)|
|Employment Change, 2014-24||32,500|
What They Do
Securities, commodities and financial services sales agents connect buyers and sellers in financial markets. They sell securities to individuals, advise companies in search of investors, and conduct trades.
For more information visit www.bls.gov/ooh/sales/securities-commodities-and-financial-services-sales-agents.htm.