Energy Trader Salary

The average Energy Trader in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $90K annually. Earnings sit near $57K on the lower side but can approach $151K per year on the higher side. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Men account for the majority of Energy Traders who responded to the questionnaire — 80 percent to be exact. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,908 - $129,524

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$56,967 - $150,890  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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Job Description for Energy Trader

Energy traders buy and sell shares of energy stock in order to make profits. This is usually done electronically, and common examples include oil, electricity, and gas. It is important to stay up-to-date with current events and factors which shape the prices of energy, as well as anticipate events which may affect the market.

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Experience Affects Energy Trader Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$100,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 4%
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