Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Trader, Derivatives is $85,000
What Do Trader, Derivatives Do?
Traders of derivatives are specialized stock traders; however, rather than working with actual stocks, derivatives traders work with items that derive their value from the investment form on which they are based. These can include stock derivatives, like futures contracts, debt and interest rate-based derivatives, physical commodities like energy contracts and farm-produced products, and derivatives based on the movement of foreign exchange rates and how those rates affect other investment …Read more
- Identify, track, and monitor risk factors for a trading portfolio.
- Communicate forecasts and opinions to work with clients and peers.
- Increase the value of the portfolio with timely decisions and informed choices.