Stock trader earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Stock trader salary by state

State Name Average Salary
New York $140,300
Connecticut $82,890
Massachusetts $72,610
South Dakota $91,800
Kansas $70,730
Vermont $72,900
Minnesota $79,350
District of Columbia $65,150
Alaska $61,870
Rhode Island $70,210
North Dakota $61,330
New Jersey $71,590
New Hampshire $69,050
Maryland $63,310
Indiana $62,130
Illinois $67,750
Virginia $62,780
Louisiana $45,900
Montana $50,470
North Carolina $62,360
Delaware $71,650
Pennsylvania $61,560
Nebraska $60,560
Texas $54,070
Hawaii $63,050
Kentucky $58,160
West Virginia $49,160
Alabama $55,420
Florida $57,300
Maine $56,540
California $54,370
Missouri $56,390
Washington $52,780
Michigan $51,070
Mississippi $48,980
Oklahoma $45,260
Ohio $57,630
Wisconsin $58,060
Georgia $53,160
Colorado $56,590
Tennessee $51,550
Iowa $50,030
South Carolina $49,240
Arkansas $51,680
Arizona $48,680
Utah $53,750
Nevada $48,940
Wyoming $41,040
Oregon $47,570
Idaho $40,360
New Mexico $44,120
Puerto Rico $25,270

How do stock trader salaries compare to similar careers?

Stock traders earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than bank branch managers but more than business analysts.

Career Median Salary
Bank branch manager salary $82K
Controller salary $71K
Fundraising manager salary $77K
Risk management specialist salary $55K
Entrepreneur salary $43K
Stock trader salary $52K
Consultant salary $64K
Financial quantitative analyst salary $70K
Actuary salary $70K
Business analyst salary $60K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)