How much does a Trader (Government Securities) make in the United States? The average Trader (Government Securities) salary in the United States is $107,927 as of May 28, 2024, but the range typically falls between $79,308 and $126,027. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Trader (Government Securities) Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Trader (Government Securities) Salary $54,386 US May 28, 2024
25th Percentile Trader (Government Securities) Salary $79,308 US May 28, 2024
50th Percentile Trader (Government Securities) Salary $107,927 US May 28, 2024
75th Percentile Trader (Government Securities) Salary $126,027 US May 28, 2024
90th Percentile Trader (Government Securities) Salary $142,506 US May 28, 2024
25% $79,308 10% $54,386 90% $142,506 75% $126,027 $107,927 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Analysis: Analysis is the process of considering something carefully or using statistical methods in order to understand it or explain it.

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Wealth Management: Wealth management is an investment-advisory discipline which incorporates financial planning, investment portfolio management and a number of aggregated financial services offered by a complex mix of asset managers, custodial banks, retail banks, financial planners and others. There is no equivalent of a stock exchange to consolidate the allocation of investments and promulgate fund pricing and as such it is considered a fragmented and decentralised industry. High-net-worth individuals (HNWIs), small-business owners and families who desire the assistance of a credentialed financial advisory specialist call upon wealth managers to coordinate retail banking, estate planning, legal resources, tax professionals and investment management. Wealth managers can have backgrounds as independent Chartered Financial Consultants, Certified Financial Planners or Chartered Financial Analysts (in the United States), Certified International Investment Analysts, Chartered Strategic Wealth Professionals (in Canada), Chartered Financial Planners (in the UK), or any credentialed (such as MBA) professional money managers who work to enhance the income, growth and tax-favored treatment of long-term investors.

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Job Description for Trader (Government Securities)

Trader (Government Securities) is responsible for the timely buying and selling of government securities, such as treasury bills, treasury notes, or bonds. Reviews orders to ensure accuracy, proper record keeping, and conformance to regulations. Being a Trader (Government Securities) evaluates market volatility and ensures clients receive the best rate available. Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty or in a related area and may require state licensure. Additionally, Trader (Government Securities) typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Trader (Government Securities) work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. To be a Trader (Government Securities) typically requires 4 -7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Trader (Government Securities) salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Trader (Government Securities), the highest Trader (Government Securities) salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Trader (Government Securities) salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Trader (Government Securities) salary is in Miami, FL, where the Trader (Government Securities) 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
-3.5%
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
-1.3%

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