Energy Trader Salary

For Energy Traders, annual average wages total $87K per year. Compensation ranges between $55K and $149K per year. Men make up the vast majority of Energy Traders (85 percent) who took the survey. The majority of Energy Traders claim high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,543 - $128,440

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$50,543 - $128,440  
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$55,184 - $148,754  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 83
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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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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.


15 %
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 3%