Energy Trader Salary

Pay for Energy Traders in the United States sits in the ballpark of $100K annually. Lower pay rates hover around $69K, and the higher rates verge on $182K per year. Male Energy Traders far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Energy Traders. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$56,673 - $148,157
$57K
$100K
$150K
MEDIAN: $99,649
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$56,673 - $148,157  
   
Bonus
$7,891 - $51,278  
Commission
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$69,480 - $181,896  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 42

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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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Key Stats for Energy Trader

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Energy Trader Salaries

Experienced
▲11%

National Average
$114,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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