The average salary for a Financial Advisor is C$48,483 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$35,966 - C$64,753
C$36K
C$48K
C$65K
MEDIAN: C$48,483
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90%

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C$12.56 - C$27.43
C$13
C$18
C$27
MEDIAN: C$18.30
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$24KC$48KC$72K
Salary
C$35,966 - C$64,753  
   
Bonus
C$1,328 - C$10,381  
Profit Sharing
C$0.00 - C$6,878  
Commission
C$1,973 - C$60,820  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$35,747 - C$71,796  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 683
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$12C$24C$36
Hourly Rate
C$12.56 - C$27.43  
   
Overtime
C$32.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$24KC$48KC$72K
Bonus
C$1,328 - C$10,381  
   
Commission
C$1,973 - C$60,820  
Profit Sharing
C$0.00 - C$6,878  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$35,747 - C$71,796  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 66

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Pay by Experience Level for Financial Advisor

Pay by Experience for a Financial Advisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Financial Advisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 471 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Financial Advisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 211 salaries. An experienced Financial Advisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 137 salaries. A Financial Advisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 69 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$50,306

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Financial Advisor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Financial Advisor?

Financial Advisor in Waterloo:
"Rewarding"
Pros: Meeting and building relationships with people
Cons: Service work, I don't think I get paid enough for the amount of service I put in. This time could be put to use elsewhere, for example bringing in new business.

Financial Advisor in Peace River:
"Demanding, multi-tasking high sales job"
Pros: The chance to help people improve their financial situation.
Cons: As I get better at my job, I'm farther away from people that need help and dealing with more affluent customers that are often too suspicious to even accept any advice or suggestions I make to improve their financial situation.

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Key Stats for Financial Advisor

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 72 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Financial Advisor Salaries

▲22%

▲16%

▲11%

National Average
C$50,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Financial Advisor Salaries

Mortgage Loans
▲8%


▲3%



National Average
C$50,000

▼1%

Investment Management
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 14%