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Trader, Commodities Salary (United States)

A Trader, Commodities earns an average salary of $69,469 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Trader, Commodities Salary (?
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$43,948 - $117,550
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$43,948 - $117,550  
   
Bonus
$1,957 - $50,433  
Profit Sharing
$4,913 - $16,650  
Commission
$0.00 - $6,800  
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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$46,979 - $152,051  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 110
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Job Description for Trader, Commodities

Commodities traders facilitate transactions related to commodities such as securities, stocks and bonds, currency, agricultural output, and others. These traders work with clients to evaluate the market, analyze its movements and tendencies, and use this information to develop sound financial advice for clients. Once this information has been shared with clients and these clients decide to make a transaction, the commodity trader does the necessary buying and/or selling.
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Trader, Commodities Tasks
  • 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.

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$79,000
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Experience Affects Trader, Commodities Salaries

Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$79,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
25%
female alumni
 
Male
75%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 15%