Securities Trader Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Securities Trader is $59,961 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Securities Trader Total Pay (?
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$36,992 - $104,071
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100K
MEDIAN: $59,961
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Securities Trader Total Pay (?
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$8.56 - $20.69
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$36,992 - $104,071  
   
Bonus
$1,042 - $49,367  
Profit Sharing
$789 - $15,403  
Commission
$1,965 - $22,000  
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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$36,939 - $137,943  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 347
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$8.56 - $20.69  
   
Overtime
$23.00 - $34.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,042 - $49,367  
   
Commission
$1,965 - $22,000  
Profit Sharing
$789 - $15,403  
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).
)
$36,939 - $137,943  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 347
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Job Description for Securities Trader

  • Ensure security transfer paperwork is completed correctly and proper transaction records are kept.
  • Advise clients on how to meet their financial goals.
  • Receive buy and sell orders for securities from clients and carry out the transactions.
  • Follow changes and trends in the securities and financial markets.

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Pay by Experience Level for Securities Trader

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Securities Trader Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%
Experienced
up arrow 21%
Mid-Career
up arrow 19%
National Average
$68,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

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Gender

Female
20%
female alumni
 
Male
80%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 13%
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