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
Illinois $92,313
Connecticut $82,890
Indiana $89,023
Hawaii $85,660
Massachusetts $72,610
South Dakota $91,800
Pennsylvania $85,537
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
Virginia $62,780
Louisiana $45,900
Montana $50,470
North Carolina $62,360
Delaware $71,650
Nebraska $60,560
Texas $54,070
Kentucky $58,160
West Virginia $49,160
Florida $57,300
Alabama $55,420
Maine $56,540
California $54,370
Missouri $56,390
Washington $52,780
Michigan $51,070
Oklahoma $45,260
Mississippi $48,980
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
Utah $53,750
Nevada $48,940
Wyoming $41,040
Oregon $47,570
Idaho $40,360
New Mexico $44,120
Arizona $47,572
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 fundraising managers but more than business analysts.

Career Median Salary
Fundraising manager salary $115K
Actuary salary $103K
Investment fund manager salary $107K
Management consultant salary $87K
Financial advisor salary $83K
Stock trader salary $64K
Operations research analyst salary $83K
Statistician salary $88K
Controller salary $71K
Business analyst salary $82K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)