How much does a proprietary trader make?
The national average salary for a Proprietary Trader in the United States is $81,622 per year or $39.24 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 135,000. The top 10 percent earn over $173,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $38,000 annually. Some of the states with the best Proprietary Trader salaries are New York, North Dakota, Colorado, South Dakota, and Wyoming. The typical tenure for a Proprietary Trader is 3.1 years.