How much does a Power Trader, Sr. make in the United States? The average Power Trader, Sr. salary in the United States is $135,708 as of March 26, 2024, but the range typically falls between $121,508 and $158,710. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Power Trader, Sr. Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Power Trader, Sr. Salary $108,579 US March 26, 2024
25th Percentile Power Trader, Sr. Salary $121,508 US March 26, 2024
50th Percentile Power Trader, Sr. Salary $135,708 US March 26, 2024
75th Percentile Power Trader, Sr. Salary $158,710 US March 26, 2024
90th Percentile Power Trader, Sr. Salary $179,652 US March 26, 2024
25% $121,508 10% $108,579 90% $179,652 75% $158,710 $135,708 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does a Power Trader, Sr. need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.


Analysis: Analysis is the process of considering something carefully or using statistical methods in order to understand it or explain it.


Futures: Futures are derivative financial contracts obligating the buyer to purchase an asset or the seller to sell an asset at a predetermined future date and set price.


Project Engineering: Project engineering includes all parts of the design of manufacturing or processing facilities, either new or modifications to and expansions of existing facilities. A "project" consists of a coordinated series of activities or tasks performed by engineers, designers, drafters and others from one or more engineering disciplines or departments. Project tasks consist of such things as performing calculations, writing specifications, preparing bids, reviewing equipment proposals and evaluating or selecting equipment and preparing various lists, such as equipment and materials lists, and creating drawings such as electrical, piping and instrumentation diagrams, physical layouts and other drawings used in design and construction. A small project may be under the direction of a project engineer. Large projects are typically under the direction of a project manager or management team. Some facilities have in house staff to handle small projects, while some major companies have a department that does internal project engineering. Large projects are typically contracted out to engineering companies. Staffing at engineering companies varies according to the work load and duration of employment may only last until an individual's tasks are completed.

Analysis 10%
Futures 2.5%
Project Engineering 1.25%
Others 86.25%

Job Description for Power Trader, Sr.

Power Trader, Sr. is responsible for the purchase and sale of energy. Monitors energy levels and reports needs or excesses and conducts market analysis to identify fluctuations in cost and availability of power sources. Being a Power Trader, Sr. requires knowledge of energy trading markets and trading practices. May require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Additionally, Power Trader, Sr. typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. To be a Power Trader, Sr. typically requires 7+ years of related experience. A specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. (Copyright 2024 View full job description

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For Power Trader, Sr., the first career path typically progresses to Power & Fuel Trading Director.

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Power Trader, Sr. salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Power Trader, Sr., the highest Power Trader, Sr. salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Power Trader, Sr. salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Power Trader, Sr. salary is in Miami, FL, where the Power Trader, Sr. salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average

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Skills associated with Power Trader, Sr.: Energy Trading, Execute orders, Market Analysis

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