How much does a Derivatives Trader make in the United States? The average Derivatives Trader salary in the United States is $138,539 as of October 27, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $96,473 and $153,599. 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. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $96,473 10% $66,157 90% $167,311 75% $153,599 $138,539 50%(Median)
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What is a Derivatives Trader ?

A trader is person or entity, in finance, who buys and sells financial instruments such as stocks, bonds, commodities, derivatives, and mutual funds in the capacity of agent, hedger, arbitrageur, or speculator....

Source: Wikipedia (as of 04/18/2019). Read more from Wikipedia

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Job Openings for Derivatives Trader
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Nodal Clear also provides the clearing services for Coinbase Derivatives. As leaders in innovation, Nodal Exchange and Nodal Clear have built in-house most of the trading and clearing platforms that ...
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Nodal Exchange - Vienna , VA
Nodal Exchange, the largest power futures exchange in North America, is a derivatives exchange ... As leaders in innovation, Nodal Exchange and Nodal Clear have built in-house most of the trading ...
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Nodal Exchange - Vienna , VA
Nodal Exchange, the largest power futures exchange in North America, is a derivatives exchange ... As leaders in innovation, Nodal Exchange and Nodal Clear have built in-house most of the trading ...
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Average Base Salary

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Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

 
 
 
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349136
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Derivatives Trader in the United States. The base salary for Derivatives Trader ranges from $96,473 to $153,599 with the average base salary of $138,539. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $238,407 to $388,449 with the average total cash compensation of $349,136.

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