How Much Do Stock and Commodities Traders Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Securities and Commodities Traders

Securities and Commodities Traders buy and sell securities and commodities to transfer debt, capital, or risk. Establish and negotiate unit prices and terms of sale.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$96540 per year
Hourly wage
$46 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$36,910 to $45,930 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$18 to $22 per hour

Entry-level Securities and Commodities Traders with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $36,910 to $45,930 per year or $18 to $22 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Securities and Commodities Traders to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $100+ $208,000+
Senior (Top 25%) $56 $116,020
Middle (Mid 50%) $31 $64,770
Junior (Bottom 25%) $22 $45,930
No experience (Bottom 10%) $18 $36,910

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
NY $77 $160,430
CT $61 $127,300
DC $55 $113,480
MA $52 $107,400
MN $50 $104,300
KS $50 $104,250
NJ $48 $99,810
NH $48 $99,570
MT $47 $97,030
DE $45 $94,600

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Securities and Commodities Trader is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like NY doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at NY might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Stock and Commodities Traders are in the states of NY, CT, DC, MA and MN.

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