Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does an Equity Trader make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$141,554 / yrTotal Pay
$84,553 / yrBase Pay
$57,001 / yrAdditional Pay

$141,554

 / yr
$82K$259K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Equity Trader is $141,554 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $84,553 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $57,001 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Related Job Titles

For Equity Trader

Some related job titles are Buy Side Trader Salaries with median pay of $113,977, Equity Sales Salaries with median pay of $208,104, Equity Sales Trader Salaries with median pay of $219,292, Junior Trader Salaries with median pay of $141,825.

Top Paying Companies

For an Equity Trader in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for an Equity Trader in United States. Employers include T3 Trading Group, Goldman Sachs and Chimera Securities.

1
T3 Trading Group
T3 Trading Group
$301,793/yr
5
UBS
$255,273/yr
7
Trillium Trading
$229,563/yr
9
$170,070/yr
10
Self Opportunity
$134,731/yr
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$229,563

 / yr

$301,793

 / yr

$268,990

 / yr

$228,639

 / yr

$235,866

 / yr

$132,702

 / yr

$267,518

 / yr

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$272,994

 / yr

$134,731

 / yr

$170,070

 / yr

$255,273

 / yr

$218,081

 / yr

$269,788

 / yr

$267,498

 / yr

$256,627

 / yr

$269,493

 / yr

$167,217

 / yr

$188,707

 / yr

$284,204

 / yr

$234,334

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Top Paying Industries

For an Equity Trader in United States

The top 3 paying industries for an Equity Trader in United States are Financial Services with a median total pay of $261,396, Media & Communication with a median total pay of $134,731 and Management & Consulting with a median total pay of $132,702.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Financial ServicesFinancial Services$261,396

    9% Higher than other industries

  • Media & CommunicationMedia & Communication$134,731

    76% Lower than other industries

  • Management & ConsultingManagement & Consulting$132,702

    78% Lower than other industries

Financial Services

Top paying companies in Financial Services for Equity Trader are T3 Trading Group, Goldman Sachs, and Chimera Securities.

T3 Trading GroupT3 Trading Group$301,793/yr
Goldman SachsGoldman Sachs$272,994/yr

Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Finance & Accounting?

Jobs in finance and accounting are expected to see continued demand, with employment growth linked to the health of the broader economy. These jobs will continue to offer above average pay but usually require higher education or certification to enter the field. While automation will replace many common tasks, it is not expected to reduce the need for these employees; it will instead allow them to focus on core soft skills like advising clients and analyzing trends.

Recent Salaries Shared

For equity trader

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Trader

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$55,555

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Equity Derivatives Trader

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$425,000

/yr

$225K | $200K

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Equity Trader

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$100,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Trader

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$300,000

/yr

$200K | $100K

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Derivatives Trader

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$165,000

/yr

$105K | $60K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Trader

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$82,500

/yr

$75K | $8K

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Trader

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$300,000

/yr

$150K | $150K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday

Equity Trader pay FAQ

The national average salary for an Equity Trader is $84,553 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Equity Trader salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 352 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Equity Trader employees.

The highest salary for an Equity Trader in United States is $154,732 per year.

The lowest salary for an Equity Trader in United States is $49,041 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming an Equity Trader or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of an Equity Trader.