Trader Career Path

Are you thinking of becoming a Trader or already started your career and planning the next step? Learn how to become a Trader, what skills you need to succeed, how to advance your career and get promoted, and what levels of pay to expect at each step on your career path. Explore new Trader job openings and options for career transitions into related roles.

Seniority Levels

L2

Trader

Alias: Associate Trader, Trader II...(4)
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8+Years of Experience
£65,081 /yrAvg. Annual Salary
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L3

Senior Trader

Alias: Journeyman Trader
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2 - 4Years of Experience
£75,170 /yrAvg. Annual Salary
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L4

Lead Trader

Alias: Leader of Trading
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No Years of Experience Reports
£44,350 /yrAvg. Annual Salary
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Salary Trajectory

Trader Career Path

£170K
£133K
£95K
£58K
£20K
L2
L4
L6
L8
L11
Seniority Levels
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Important Skill Sets for the Trader Career Path

Programmatic
Excellent Communication
Derivatives
Mechanical Drawing

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