Stock trader earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Stock trader salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Connecticut $91,620
New Jersey $80,200
District of Columbia $79,280
Minnesota $77,880
Massachusetts $77,740
Delaware $77,450
Illinois $71,540
New Hampshire $64,000
Nebraska $63,720
Rhode Island $63,720
Maryland $62,950
Tennessee $62,840
California $62,250
North Carolina $62,110
Maine $61,900
Texas $61,760
Ohio $61,380
North Dakota $61,330
Michigan $61,150
Vermont $60,890
Hawaii $60,820
Florida $60,550
Utah $60,550
Indiana $60,520
Missouri $60,280
Virginia $59,700
Pennsylvania $59,370
Georgia $58,150
Kansas $58,150
Colorado $57,890
Washington $57,460
Wisconsin $52,840
Alaska $50,380
Arizona $49,420
Oregon $49,260
Iowa $49,020
South Carolina $49,010
Nevada $48,980
South Dakota $48,980
Oklahoma $48,970
New Mexico $48,790
Montana $48,650
Wyoming $48,540
Kentucky $48,500
Arkansas $48,460
Louisiana $47,760
Idaho $47,680
Alabama $47,640
Mississippi $44,960
West Virginia $38,220
Virgin Islands, U.S. $37,860
Puerto Rico $28,830
New York $132,870

How do stock trader salaries compare to similar careers?

Stock traders earn about the same as related careers in Illinois. On average, they make less than consultants but more than cost estimators.

Career Median Salary
Consultant salary $81K
Financial quantitative analyst salary $77K
Investment banker salary $77K
Fraud analyst salary $77K
Risk management specialist salary $77K
Stock trader salary $72K
Securities and commodities broker salary $72K
Credit analyst salary $76K
Budget analyst salary $81K
Cost estimator salary $77K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)