CAREER

Brokerage Clerks

Overview

Salary Median (2020)

$55,270

Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

+3.8% (slower than the average)

Most Common Level of Education

High school diploma or equivalent

Career

What Brokerage Clerks Do

Perform duties related to the purchase, sale, or holding of securities. Duties include writing orders for stock purchases or sales, computing transfer taxes, verifying stock transactions, accepting and delivering securities, tracking stock price fluctuations, computing equity, distributing dividends, and keeping records of daily transactions and holdings.

Other Job Titles Brokerage Clerks May Have

Account Administrator, Client Associate, Client Service Associate, Operations Clerk, Operations Coordinator, Registered Account Administrator, Registered Sales Assistant, Sales Assistant, Sales Trader, Trading Assistant

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Correspond with customers and confer with coworkers to answer inquiries, discuss market fluctuations, or resolve account problems.
  • Document security transactions, such as purchases, sales, conversions, redemptions, or payments, using computers, accounting ledgers, or certificate records.
  • File, type, or operate standard office machines.
  • Perform clerical tasks, such as answering phones or distributing mail.
  • Prepare forms, such as receipts, withdrawal orders, transmittal papers, or transfer confirmations, based on transaction requests from stockholders.

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