As you might imagine, New York is where stock brokers make the most in the country. It is, after all, the financial capital of the nation.
It holds two of the largest stock markets in the world – the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ.
The latest BLS findings (2014) report the median income for these professionals in the city was $139,140 per year.
Positions are constantly becoming available in this area. All one needs is a competitive resume with a willingness to succeed.
Here’s a list of current openings:
Tips on Finding Stock Broker Jobs in NYC
Look Good on Paper and In Person
Finding stock broker jobs in NYC is step one, getting in the door can be a tad more challenging. That’s why writing a detailed resume and preparing adequately for an interview is key.
(1) – Resume
Your resume must highlight past achievements you’ve made (accurate market predictions, unique strategies, reliable analysis etc), how you’ve increased and retained clientele, and what you feel you can bring to the company.
The resume should be compelling and encourage the reader to want to learn more. Try to avoid redundancy and also include positive client feedback where necessary. And, of course, if you have a website (a definite plus for marketing purposes) include that information as well.
(2) – Interview
When you get called back for an interview, you’ll want to be able to communicate thoroughly your responses to the interviewers inquires. They may ask you about your resume so studying and memorizing all the facts is crucial. Also, providing as many examples as possible when answering questions is helpful as well.
Giving them real-life experiences you’ve had in the past should help make the interview memorable. Storytelling is always a great way to stand-out among the competition. Additionally, you’ll want to research the firm you’re applying for and find ways of displaying that knowledge in your answers in some form or another.