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.

$50,366 - $153,506
$50K
$87K
$150K
MEDIAN: $86,859
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$50,366 - $153,506  
   
Bonus
$4,061 - $88,084  
Profit Sharing
$2,035  
Commission
$12,500  
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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$55,670 - $223,997  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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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

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $106,536

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Trader, Fixed Income

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Trader, Fixed Income Salaries

Experienced
▲63%

Late-Career
▲38%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$107,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 98%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 2%
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