Average Securities Trader Salary

$72,324
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,904
Bonus
$20,000
Commission
$2,750
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Securities Trader is $72,324.
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$42k
MEDIAN
$72k
90%
$157k
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Salary
$42k - $157k
Bonus
$2k - $100k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $20k
Commission
$12k - $25k
Total Pay
$43k - $210k
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Job Description for Securities Trader

Securities Trader Tasks
  • 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.

Job Satisfaction for Securities Trader

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Popular Skills for Securities Trader

Skills in Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Operations Management, Trade Compliance, Bloomberg Terminal and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Securities Trader

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 $48,362 based on 7 salaries. An early career Securities Trader with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,906 based on 63 salaries. A mid-career Securities Trader with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,650 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Securities Trader with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,080 based on 41 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $122,829.
Employees with Securities Trader in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 67.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (16.7% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (13.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (17.0% less) and St. Louis, Missouri (14.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 179 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.9%
Early Career
35.2%
Mid Career
23.5%
Experienced
22.9%
Late Career
14.5%

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