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Junior Trader, Commodities Salary

A Junior Trader, Commodities earns an average salary of $55,375 per year.

$34,497 - $107,442
MEDIAN: $55,374

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$34,497 - $107,442  
$-0.49 - $63,023  
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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).
$34,914 - $165,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 44

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Job Description for Junior Trader, Commodities

The role of a junior trader in commodities entails pricing and risk management in regards to commodities. The job requires indoor work, usually at a bank, investment firm, or trading house. The role is highly analytical and involves gathering knowledge about specific commodities, as well as monitoring prices and the overall market. Commodities can consist of many goods for which demand is high and prices are fairly standard, such as oil, metals, or sugar.


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Job Satisfaction

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


42 %
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 12%