The national average salary for a Institutional Trader is $53,588 in United States. Filter by location to see Institutional Trader salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 5 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Institutional Trader employees. While a fixed income trader's salary can vary widely depending on geographic location and the hiring firm, Glassdoor estimates place the average salary at $80,050 per year, with a low salary of $55,000 and a high salary of $186,000. The average Trader Corporate Bonds salary in the United States is $168,117 as of January 20, 2020. The range for our most popular Trader Corporate Bonds positions (listed below) typically falls between $53,127 and $283,107. Keep in mind that salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including position, education, certifications, additional skills, and the number of years you have spent in your profession.