Stock trader earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Stock trader salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $61,870
Alabama $55,420
Arkansas $51,680
Arizona $47,572
California $54,370
Colorado $56,590
Connecticut $82,890
District of Columbia $65,150
Delaware $71,650
Florida $57,300
Georgia $53,160
Hawaii $85,660
Iowa $50,030
Idaho $40,360
Illinois $92,313
Indiana $89,023
Kansas $70,730
Kentucky $58,160
Louisiana $45,900
Massachusetts $72,610
Maryland $63,310
Maine $56,540
Michigan $51,070
Minnesota $79,350
Missouri $56,390
Mississippi $48,980
Montana $50,470
North Carolina $62,360
North Dakota $61,330
Nebraska $60,560
New Hampshire $69,050
New Jersey $71,590
New Mexico $44,120
Nevada $48,940
New York $140,300
Ohio $57,630
Oklahoma $45,260
Oregon $47,570
Pennsylvania $85,537
Puerto Rico $25,270
Rhode Island $70,210
South Carolina $49,240
South Dakota $91,800
Tennessee $51,550
Texas $54,070
Utah $53,750
Virginia $62,780
Vermont $72,900
Washington $52,780
Wisconsin $58,060
West Virginia $49,160
Wyoming $41,040

How do stock trader salaries compare to similar careers?

Stock traders earn about the same as related careers in New Mexico. On average, they make less than investment bankers but more than tax preparers.

Career Median Salary
Investment banker salary $59K
Financial quantitative analyst salary $59K
Fraud analyst salary $59K
Credit analyst salary $59K
Cost estimator salary $58K
Stock trader salary $44K
Securities and commodities broker salary $44K
Social fundraiser salary $55K
Revenue agent salary $37K
Tax preparer salary $39K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)