Six-figure salaries are the norm for Energy Traders in the United States, with median pay hovering around $99K per year. Earnings generally vary between $70K and $177K per year. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Energy Traders. There are far more male Energy Traders survey respondents than women, making up 83 percent. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$58,175 - $146,830
(Median)
$58K
$99K
$150K
MEDIAN: $99,229
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Salary
$58,175 - $146,830  
   
Bonus
$8,054 - $50,684  
Profit Sharing
$6,500  
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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$70,336 - $176,987  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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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 7%

National Average
$112,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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