Trader, Fixed Income Salary

A Trader, Fixed Income earns an average salary of $86,859 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$50,952 - $151,854
$51K
$88K
$150K
MEDIAN: $87,548
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$50,952 - $151,854  
   
Bonus
$4,080 - $87,262  
Profit Sharing
$2,035  
Commission
$25,000  
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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$56,184 - $221,470  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 75

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Job Description for Trader, Fixed Income

Fixed-income traders are investment/finance experts who focus on the purchase and sale of financial instruments in the realm of fixed income. They typically make purchases and sales for clients, including both individuals and institutions, and must stay up-to-date with all changes and trends in the market to make the best decisions to return more income to clients.

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Trader, Fixed Income Tasks

  • Buy and sell (trade) securities on behalf of clients on fixed incomes.
  • Understand various securities instruments including derivatives, hedge funds and shorting.
  • Stay current with security industry rules and regulations, policies and procedures regarding the securities industry.
  • Monitor market news and conditions to support advisors and their clients.
  • Seek business opportunities with potential fixed income clients.

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Pay by Experience Level for Trader, Fixed Income

Pay by Experience for a Trader, Fixed Income has a positive trend. An entry-level Trader, Fixed Income with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 42 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Trader, Fixed Income with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $113,000 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Trader, Fixed Income which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $174,000 based on 13 salaries. A Trader, Fixed Income with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $148,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $109,660

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Key Stats for Trader, Fixed Income

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Trader, Fixed Income Salaries

Experienced
▲59%

Late-Career
▲35%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$110,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 3%
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