Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Securities Trader is $72,612
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Securities Traders?
An entry-level Securities Trader with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,355 based on 8 salaries. An early career Securities Trader with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,545 based on 51 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Securities Traders Do?
Securities traders are responsible for trading securities on behalf of their company's clients. They are in charge of buying and selling options such as stocks or bonds, gathering order information such as purchasing and selling details, and using their financial knowledge to recommend trading movements and develop effective strategies to increase client satisfaction. They provide advice to people who inquire about their services, as well as analyze market trends and provide relevant …Read more
- Receive buy and sell orders for securities from clients and carry out the transactions.
- Follow changes and trends in the securities and financial markets.
- Ensure security transfer paperwork is completed correctly and proper transaction records are kept.
- Advise clients on how to meet their financial goals.