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TD Ameritrade Overview

Omaha, NE
10000+ employees
1975
Company - Public (AMTD)
Brokerage Services
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
At TD Ameritrade we help individual investors pursue their financial goals through our brokerage subsidiaries. For more than 40 years we have been serving individual investors – from the first-time investor to the sophisticated trader, and from the ... Read more

Mission: At TD Ameritrade we promote the pursuit of Better – or continuous improvement. There’s always a more efficient, innovative or smarter way to do what we do, and we’re focused on finding it. We set the bar high – and then we try to jump over ... Read more

Company Updates

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TD Ameritrade – Why Work For Us?


What makes TD Ameritrade different?

Our purpose — transforming lives and investing for the better — is more than a catchphrase. It’s who we are, and it’s part of everything we do, everything we say and everything we embody.

We lead our industry because we’ve lived our purpose, every day, for the past 40 years. We’re committed to operating for the greater good, and regardless of role or tenure on the TD Ameritrade team, when you join us, you’ll quickly realize that our values guide and bring us together in order to create something much greater than ourselves.

Our Values

  • People Matter - This is at the core of everything we do. We each have a voice. We each have an important role to play. And we each bring our full selves to work.
  • Client Driven - Everything we do for our clients, starts and ends with them. We make sure they get what they need and strive to go a step beyond to create the best possible experience.
  • Trust and Integrity - Honesty and transparency are crucial to our success. We pride ourselves on being trustworthy and accountable for our actions.
  • Openness and Collaboration - Our success depends on us working together. By sharing with each other and setting clear expectations we build a genuinely collaborative team.
  • Meaningful Innovation - We apply new ideas, methods, and tools to uncover and seize opportunities. We focus on work that creates lasting value for our organization and for those we serve.

Want to learn more? Discover our history and purpose here



TD Ameritrade is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and offer a quality workplace.

© TD Ameritrade IP Company, Inc. All rights reserved

TD Ameritrade, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, and TD Ameritrade Clearing, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, are subsidiaries of TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NASDAQ: AMTD). Brokerage services provided exclusively by these subsidiaries. This is not an offer or solicitation for brokerage services, investment advisory services, or other products or services in any jurisdiction where we are not authorized to do business or where such offer or solicitation would be contrary to the securities laws or other local laws and regulations of that jurisdiction, including but not limited to persons residing in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, UK, Canada, and the countries of the European Union. TD Ameritrade is a trademark jointly owned by TD Ameritrade IP Company, Inc. and The Toronto-Dominion Bank. © 2019 TD Ameritrade. All rights reserved. Used with permission.


Say hello to a world of opportunity

What does it mean to do work that transforms investing — and lives — for the better? It means putting clients and integrity first. It means focusing on people rather than just the bottom line. It means investing in our communities, as well as technology and associate development. And ensuring our values resonate in the relationships we build and the work we do.

No matter what role you take at TD Ameritrade, you’ll quickly understand that we actively foster a work environment that empowers you to better yourself and your career.

Explore an opportunity with TD Ameritrade in one of the following career areas:

  • Administrative
  • Investor Services/Client Services
  • Compliance, Risk & Audit
  • Marketing, Advertising & Communication
  • Finance, Accounting and Data Analytics
  • Human Resources/Corporate Real Estate
  • Information Technology
  • Legal
  • Operations
  • Product Management & Development
  • Branch Network/Relationship Management


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TD Ameritrade is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and offer a quality workplace.

© TD Ameritrade IP Company, Inc. All rights reserved

TD Ameritrade, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, and TD Ameritrade Clearing, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, are subsidiaries of TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NASDAQ: AMTD). Brokerage services provided exclusively by these subsidiaries. This is not an offer or solicitation for brokerage services, investment advisory services, or other products or services in any jurisdiction where we are not authorized to do business or where such offer or solicitation would be contrary to the securities laws or other local laws and regulations of that jurisdiction, including but not limited to persons residing in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, UK, Canada, and the countries of the European Union. TD Ameritrade is a trademark jointly owned by TD Ameritrade IP Company, Inc. and The Toronto-Dominion Bank. © 2019 TD Ameritrade. All rights reserved. Used with permission.


What's it like to work for a company that has your back?

Find out when you join TD Ameritrade. Our comprehensive Total Rewards programs are designed to help you achieve your professional goals and meet your personal needs. From quarterly incentives to flexible workplace programs to onsite amenities, we want your work to be as exciting and rewarding as it is challenging and productive — and your TD Ameritrade career to reflect your priorities and aspirations.

When you join our team, you’ll enjoy a variety of benefits and rewards:

Health and Wellness

  • Comprehensive Medical Plans
  • Dental/Vision
  • Supplemental Wellness Resources
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Employee-Assistance Program
  • Dependent Care
  • Gym Reimbursement and Fitness Centers

Retirement and Financial Health

  • Tax-Advantaged Accounts
  • Company Stock Ownership
  • 401(k) Profit Sharing
  • 401(k) Match
  • Trading Discount Program
  • Investment Education
  • Associate Discount Program

Paid Time Off

  • Paid Time Off
  • Paternal Leave
  • Paid Volunteer Time Off

Performance-Based Pay

  • Pay for Performance Incentive Program
  • Sales Incentive Program

Educational Assistance

  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Scholarship Program

Discover how we’ll support you here



TD Ameritrade is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and offer a quality workplace.

© TD Ameritrade IP Company, Inc. All rights reserved

TD Ameritrade, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, and TD Ameritrade Clearing, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, are subsidiaries of TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NASDAQ: AMTD). Brokerage services provided exclusively by these subsidiaries. This is not an offer or solicitation for brokerage services, investment advisory services, or other products or services in any jurisdiction where we are not authorized to do business or where such offer or solicitation would be contrary to the securities laws or other local laws and regulations of that jurisdiction, including but not limited to persons residing in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, UK, Canada, and the countries of the European Union. TD Ameritrade is a trademark jointly owned by TD Ameritrade IP Company, Inc. and The Toronto-Dominion Bank. © 2019 TD Ameritrade. All rights reserved. Used with permission.


Set Goals, Chart Paths, and Reach Milestones

There’s no telling how far you can go when your abilities, ambitions and great attitude meet up with TD Ameritrade’s support for career development. Whatever you’re seeking to achieve, we’ll help you get there by giving you everything you need to advance your career.

We don’t take a one-size-fits-all approach. You’re unique and need the right tools at the right time to reach your goals. From on-demand support to helping you prepare for your next role, we’re here to give you an in-depth understanding of our company and the challenges facing the financial services and retail brokerage industries. Beyond that, we’ll give you the advantage of external learning opportunities and the chance to channel newfound knowledge into making an impact.  

The robust suite of training and professional development programs we’ve designed to meet your individual needs includes:

  • Quarterly goal and progress assessment
  • Career pathing
  • Mentoring programs
  • Business unit-based toolkits and job aids
  • Educational resources
  • Access to eLearning, virtual learning, classroom training, certifications, conferences and workshops

Developing tomorrow's leaders and today’s managers

Making good on our vision starts with leaders who can articulate our values and goals with authenticity. That’s why our leadership development programs facilitate creative thought, while offering a chance to hone real-world leadership skills. It allows our managerial and high-level associates to unleash their managerial and leadership potential and help us build a better company by directing, encouraging and inspiring teams.


Innovation applied to professional development

We’ve built our business on innovation, and we’ve applied that to our approach to professional development through a partnership with Degreed, a social online learning platform. Through this tool, our employees can access the best professional development resources on the web. At the same time, they can connect with their colleagues to see what resources they’re using in their own development.

Discover how we’ll cultivate your success here




TD Ameritrade is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and offer a quality workplace.

© TD Ameritrade IP Company, Inc. All rights reserved

TD Ameritrade, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, and TD Ameritrade Clearing, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, are subsidiaries of TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NASDAQ: AMTD). Brokerage services provided exclusively by these subsidiaries. This is not an offer or solicitation for brokerage services, investment advisory services, or other products or services in any jurisdiction where we are not authorized to do business or where such offer or solicitation would be contrary to the securities laws or other local laws and regulations of that jurisdiction, including but not limited to persons residing in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, UK, Canada, and the countries of the European Union. TD Ameritrade is a trademark jointly owned by TD Ameritrade IP Company, Inc. and The Toronto-Dominion Bank. © 2019 TD Ameritrade. All rights reserved. Used with permission.


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    "Great company that invests in it’s employees professional and personal growth."

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    Current Employee - Retail Trading Specialist in Omaha, NE
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    I have been working at TD Ameritrade full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    They place a great emphasis on what you can do and not as much on where you went to school. Paid study time to go through your initial licensing as well as additional paid time for studying outside of work if a promotion requires any additional licensing. Matching 401k, generous paid time off, profit sharing and from what I hear decent health insurance (I get insurance through my partner). They are inclusive and have a good set of values that are demonstrated through how they treat their employees.

    Cons

    We offer great benefits however I’d love to see us work towards more progressive benefits such as a better paternity leave benefit. As well we should offer a better transition back to work after maternity leave including part time return for women to help encourage increasing women in our industry.

    Advice to Management

    We stand by our value proposition that we offer a higher quality of our products and services over the cheapest rates. Make sure that we are properly investing in our technology so that we are able to deliver to clients a platform and trading experience that is never interrupted or delayed and that is flawless and exceeds their yet to be known expectations.

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TD Ameritrade Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at TD Ameritrade (Oklahoma City, OK) in June 2010.

    Interview

    Phone interview conduct by someone who sounded as if they were 15 years old. Questions were deceptive and interview did not last long. Kind of strange considering the fact that I have years of experience and possess all the required licenses. Must be looking for a recent college grad to pay them pennies

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TD Ameritrade Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index, 2016
  • #1 for Long-Term Investing and #1 for Novices, Barron's, 2013
  • Best Online Brokers, Investors.com, 2013
  • #1 Overall Broker, StockBrokers.com, 2013
  • Trading Tools, Research, and Banking Services., SmartMoney, 2012
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