Oher Financial Dealers
Other Financial Dealers includes jobs like Equities Analyst.
Obtains information on market conditions, government regulations and financial circumstances of clients.
Interprets data from securities reports, financial periodicals and stock-quotation viewer screens.
Analyses financial markets and financial market products.
Provides information and offers advice on financial market matters, market conditions and the history and prospects of corporations.
Executes buy and sell orders in the market place on behalf of clients.
Vocational Education and Training (VET)
Informal or on-the-job
JSA produces employment projections to show where likely future job opportunities may be. Employment projections data are only produced for occupations at the broad four digit Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO) level. While data are not available for this occupation, projections data are available for the parent occupation, Financial Dealers, under the outlook section.
Earnings and hours
Around 92% of people employed as Oher Financial Dealers work full-time hours, in all their jobs combined. This is 26 percentage points above the all jobs average (66%).
Full-time workers work an average of 45 hours per week in their main job. This is similar to the all jobs average (44 hours per week).
Sources:Full-time share and full-time hours: ABS, 2016 Census, customised report. Compared to the all jobs average.
Employment across Australia
Employment by State and Territory (% Share)
|State||Oher Financial Dealers||All Jobs Average|
Around 81% of Other Financial Dealers live in capital cities, compared with the all jobs average of 62%.
New South Wales and Victoria have a large share of employment relative to their population size.
The regions with the largest share of workers are:
- Melbourne - Inner
- Sydney - North Sydney and Hornsby
- Sydney - City and Inner South
- Sydney - Eastern Suburbs
- Melbourne - Inner South.
Source: Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Share of workers across Australian states, territories and regions, in this job compared to the all jobs average.
Age and gender
The median age of Other Financial Dealers is 37 years. This is similar to the all jobs average of 40 years.
A large share of workers are aged 25 to 34 years.
Females make up 38% of the workforce. This is 10 percentage points below the all jobs average of 48%.
Source: Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Age profile and gender share compared to the all jobs average.
Age Profile (% Share)
|Age Bracket||Oher Financial Dealers||All Jobs Average|
|65 and Over||0.9||4.2|
Source: Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Age profile of workers in this job compared to the all jobs average.
Education, training and experience
A university degree in commerce, finance, accounting, economics or actuarial science is usually needed to work as an Other Financial Dealer. Some workers have a Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualification.
Registration or licencing may be required.
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Highest Level of Education (% Share)
|Type of Qualification||Oher Financial Dealers||All Jobs Average|
|Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate||22.1||10.1|
|Year 10 and below||2.0||12.5|
Source: 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.
Skills and Knowledge
Employers look for Financial Dealers who provide good customer service and who have strong interpersonal skills.
Skills can be improved through training or experience.
Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.
Using maths to solve problems.
Reading work related information.
Writing things for co-workers or customers.
Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.
Being able to use what you have learnt to solve problems now and again in the future.
Talking to others.
54%Judgment and decision making
Figuring out the pros and cons of different options and choosing the best one.
Measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it.
52%Complex problem solving
Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.
Keeping track of how well work is progressing so you can make changes or improvements.
Figuring out how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect it.
Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.
Understanding why people react the way they do.
Managing your own and other peoples' time to get work done.
Figuring out the best way to teach or learn something new.
36%Coordination with others
Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.
Teaching people how to do something.
Bringing people together and trying to sort out their differences.
Looking for ways to help people.
These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.
83%Economics and accounting
Economics and accounting, the financial markets, banking and checking and reporting of financial data.
Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.
English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
68%Computers and electronics
Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
64%Administration and management
Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.
60%Customer and personal service
Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.
58%Sales and marketing
Showing, promoting, and selling including marketing strategy, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
51%Education and training
Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
50%Law and government
How our laws and courts work. Government rules and regulations, and the political system.
Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.
Describing land, sea, and air, including their physical characteristics, locations, how they work together, and the location of plant, animal, and human life.
43%Communications and media
Media production, communication, and dissemination. Includes written, spoken, and visual media.
Human behaviour; differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; research methods; assessing and treating disorders.
40%Sociology and anthropology
Group behaviour and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.
38%Personnel and human resources
Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.
30%Production and processing
Raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and ways of making and distributing goods.
24%Engineering and technology
Use engineering, science and technology to design and produce goods and services.
Moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road.
Transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.
9%Building and construction
Materials, and methods used to construct or repair houses, buildings, or other structures like highways and roads.
Workers use these physical and mental abilities..
Read and understand written information.
Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.
Listen to and understand what people say.
Communicate by speaking.
See details that are up-close (within a few feet).
Write in a way that people can understand.
57%Working with numbers
Add, subtract, multiply, or divide.
Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you can't solve the problem.
Use lots of detailed information to come up with answers or make general rules.
Choose the right maths method or formula to solve a problem.
52%Sorting or ordering
Order or arrange things in a pattern or sequence (e.g., numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
Come up with different ways of grouping things.
Speak clearly so others can understand you.
Come up with a number of ideas about a topic, even if the ideas aren't very good.
50%Flexibility of closure
See a pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) hidden in other distracting material.
Identify and understand the speech of another person.
Come up with unusual or clever ideas, or creative ways to solve a problem.
Pay attention to something without being distracted.
37%Speed of recognition
Quickly make sense of and organize things you can see like letters, numbers, pictures, or other things.
Use your eyes to quickly compare groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things.
These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.
84%Researching and investigating
Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.
84%Making sense of information and ideas
Looking at, working with, and understanding data or information.
79%Collecting and organising information
Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or checking information or data.
78%Looking for changes over time
Comparing objects, actions, or events. Looking for differences between them or changes over time.
Using your own ideas for developing, designing, or creating something new.
75%Checking compliance with standards
Deciding whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
74%Making decisions and solving problems
Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.
73%Monitoring people, processes and things
Checking objects, actions, or events, and keeping an eye out for problems.
71%Planning and prioritising work
Deciding on goals and putting together a detailed plan to get the work done.
70%Building good relationships
Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.
70%Keeping your knowledge up-to-date
Keeping up-to-date with technology and new ideas.
68%Communicating within a team
Giving information to co-workers by telephone, in writing, or in person.
67%Estimating amounts, costs and resources
Working out sizes, distances, amounts, time, costs, resources, or materials needed for a task.
59%Assessing and evaluating things
Working out the value, importance, or quality of things, services or people.
58%Working with computers
Using computers to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
52%Explaining things to people
Helping people to understand and use information.
52%Communicating with the public
Giving information to the public, business or government by telephone, in writing, or in person.
52%Checking for errors or defects
Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials for errors, problems or defects.
51%Coming up with systems and processes
Deciding on goals and figuring out what you need to do to achieve them.
49%Documenting or recording information
Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.
Interests and demands
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.
Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.
Following set procedures and routines. Working with numbers and details more than with ideas, usually following rules.
Ideas and thinking. Searching for facts and figuring out problems in your head.
Starting up and carrying out projects. Leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes require risk taking and often deal with business.
Practical, hands-on work. Often with plants and animals, or materials like wood, tools, and machinery.
Working with forms, designs and patterns. Often need self-expression and can be done without following rules.
Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.
Results oriented. Workers are able to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.
Advancement and the potential to lead. Workers are recognised for the work that they do, they may give directions and instructions to others, and they are looked up to in their company and their community.
Work alone and make decisions. Workers are able to try out their own ideas, make decisions on their own, and work with little or no supervision.
Job security and good working conditions. There is usually a steady flow of interesting work, and the pay and conditions are generally good.
Serve and work with others. Workers usually get along well with each other, do things to help other people, and are rarely pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.
Supportive management that stands behind employees. Workers are treated fairly by their company, they are supported by management, and have supervisors who train them well.
Use electronic mail.
Talk on the telephone.
Talk with people face-to-face.
93%Spend time sitting
Spend time sitting at work.
90%Indoors, heat controlled
Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.
87%Being exact or accurate
Be very exact or highly accurate.
86%Contact with people
Have contact with people by telephone, face-to-face, or any other way.
Have freedom to decide on tasks, priorities, and goals.
Work with people in a group or team.
Work to strict deadlines.
Compete with others, or be aware of competitive pressures.
78%Freedom to make decisions
Have freedom to make decision on your own.
77%Impact of decisions
Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.
77%Letters and memos
Write letters and memos.
74%Frequent decision making
Frequently make decisions that impact other people.
69%Repeating same tasks
Repeat the same tasks or activities (e.g., key entry) over and over, without stopping.
67%Contact with the public
Work with customers or the public.
Talk to a group of people.
62%Consequence of error
Work where mistakes have serious consequences.
58%Physically close to people
Work physically close to other people.
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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, 13-2051.00 - Financial Analysts.