A Trader, Commodities earns an average salary of $68,469 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Trader, Commodities Total Pay (?
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$42,780 - $122,813
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Salary
$42,780 - $122,813  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $51,599  
Profit Sharing
$3,561 - $16,361  
Commission
$0.00 - $24,417  
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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$46,523 - $168,662  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 85
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Job Description for Trader, Commodities
  • Research and monitor target companies and investment channels while applying the appropriate strategies for futures, commodities, and trading.
  • Evaluate market movements and communicate their importance with clients and coworkers.
  • Derive optimal transaction prices for clients and execute accordingly.
  • Create, maintain, and expand relationships with suppliers and clients.
Pay Difference By Location
Houston
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New York
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National Average
$79,000
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Experience Affects Trader, Commodities Salaries

Mid-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$79,000
Entry-Level
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Gender
Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 13%
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