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How much does a Derivatives Trader make?

Updated Jun 20, 2021

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$112,462 /yr
Average Base Pay

132 salaries

$65K

Low

$112K

Average

$194K

High

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The national average salary for a Derivatives Trader is $112,462 in United States. Filter by location to see Derivatives Trader salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 132 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Derivatives Trader employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Trader$100,056 /yr
L3
Senior Trader$131,831 /yr
L4
Lead Trader$88,117 /yr
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AKUNA CAPITAL
3.4

AKUNA CAPITAL

Derivatives Trader

$125,994

 /yr
Range: $86K - $147K
35 salaries
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$86K

$147K

$86,343 - $146,646 Range

Belvedere Trading
3.7

Belvedere Trading

Derivatives Trader

$89,968

 /yr
Range: $56K - $147K

$56K

$147K

$56,483 - $147,022 Range

UBS
3.8

UBS

Derivatives Trader

$114,544

 /yr
Range: $81K - $293K

$81K

$293K

$80,716 - $293,328 Range

Goldman Sachs
4

Goldman Sachs

Derivatives Trader

$94,892

 /yr
Range: $82K - $173K

$82K

$173K

$82,345 - $173,162 Range

American Marketing Association
3.6

American Marketing Association

Derivatives Trader

$105,319

 /yr
Range: $104K - $105K

$104K

$105K

$103,971 - $105,319 Range

Charles Schwab
3.9

Charles Schwab

Derivatives Trader

$61,818

 /yr
Range: $59K - $65K

$59K

$65K

$58,945 - $64,902 Range

Deutsche Bank
3.8

Deutsche Bank

Derivatives Trader

$167,550

 /yr
Range: $137K - $195K

$137K

$195K

$136,602 - $195,166 Range

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TD Ameritrade
4.1

TD Ameritrade

Derivatives Trader

$53,770

 /yr
Range: $51K - $56K

$51K

$56K

$50,920 - $55,828 Range

PEAK6
2.6

PEAK6

Derivatives Trader

$84,800

 /yr
Range: $78K - $86K

$78K

$86K

$77,937 - $86,481 Range

Trafigura
3.6

Trafigura

Derivatives Trader

$248,704

 /yr
Range: $186K - $262K

$186K

$262K

$186,237 - $262,083 Range

Valkyrie Trading
5

Valkyrie Trading

Derivatives Trader

$96,568

 /yr
Range: $90K - $158K

$90K

$158K

$89,557 - $158,042 Range

Citi
3.9

Citi

Derivatives Trader
About 

$186K -$320K

$186K

$320K

$186,015 - $319,635 Range

Self
4.6

Self

Derivatives Trader
About 

$103K -$113K

$103K

$113K

$103,007 - $112,736 Range

Susquehanna International Group (SIG)
4.1

Susquehanna International Group (SIG)

Derivatives Trader
About 

$160K -$216K

$160K

$216K

$159,713 - $216,302 Range

Hedge Solutions

Derivatives Trader
About 

$121K -$194K

$121K

$194K

$120,668 - $193,692 Range

Wells Fargo
3.6

Wells Fargo

Derivatives Trader
About 

$224K -$241K

$224K

$241K

$223,585 - $241,098 Range

State Street
3.4

State Street

Derivatives Trader
About 

$93K -$100K

$93K

$100K

$92,974 - $99,880 Range

Merrill Lynch
3.9

Merrill Lynch

Derivatives Trader
About 

$209K -$231K

$209K

$231K

$208,850 - $230,689 Range

Vanguard
3.5

Vanguard

Derivatives Trader
About 

$134K -$145K

$134K

$145K

$133,622 - $144,568 Range

American Automobile Association (AAA)
3.6

$73K

$80K

$72,849 - $80,268 Range

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Recent Salary Reports

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$27,000
per year
A Trades Specialist in the Wheeling, WV Area area reported making $27,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Wheeling, WV Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
College / University
$50,000
per year
A Trade Specialist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$17
hourly
An Artisan in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$12
hourly
A Trader in the Jacksonville, FL Area area reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
Jacksonville, FL Area area
Intern
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$135,000
per year
A Trader in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $135,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$114,000
per year
A Trade Commissioner in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $114,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Government
$67,000
per year
A Metals Trader in the Charleston, SC Area area reported making $67,000 per year
Additional Pay
$20k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Charleston, SC Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
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