The average salary for an Energy Trader is $101,704.
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Job Description for Energy Trader
Energy traders buy and sell shares of energy stock in order to make profits. This is usually done electronically, and common examples include oil, electricity, and gas. It is important to stay up-to-date with current events and factors which shape the prices of energy, as well as anticipate events which may affect the market. Energy traders should be strongly familiar with laws relating to the trading of energy, as they may need to create their own contracts. Strong computer, mathematical, and …Read more
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Energy / Utilities
Skills in Market Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Energy / Utilities and Energy Supply (Gas and Electricity).
Pay by Experience Level for Energy Trader
An entry-level Energy Trader with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $83,048 based on 6 salaries. An early career Energy Trader with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,618 based on 22 salaries. A mid-career Energy Trader with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,010 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Energy Trader with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $119,967 based on 23 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $134,815.
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Employees with Energy Trader in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 24.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (22.9% more) and Phoenix, Arizona (8.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tucson, Arizona (28.6% less), Portland, Oregon (23.8% less) and St. Louis, Missouri (0.8% less).
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