Entry-Level Associate Financial Planner Salary

An average Entry-Level Associate Financial Planner can expect to take home roughly $49K per year. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Associate Financial Planners approaches anywhere from $36K on the lower end to $67K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $6K from bonuses and upwards of $8K from profit sharing. There are more male Entry-Level Associate Financial Planners than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 64 percent. Roughly one in three of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a majority report medical coverage and more than two-fifths claim dental coverage as well. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Associate Financial Planners, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,012 - $62,553
$36K
$49K
$63K
MEDIAN: $48,633
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$14.15 - $29.09
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$36,012 - $62,553  
   
Bonus
$989 - $5,888  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $8,137  
Commission
$4,000  
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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$36,480 - $67,012  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 148
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.15 - $29.09  
   
Overtime
$39.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$989 - $5,888  
   
Commission
$4,000  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $8,137  
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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$36,480 - $67,012  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,912

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For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Associate Financial Planners in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 29 percent above the national average. Houston ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 11 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Associate Financial Planner

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
7%
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Skills That Affect Associate Financial Planner Salaries

Financial Advisor
▲21%

Client Interaction
▲11%

Financial Analysis
▲2%

Investment Planning
▲2%

National Average
$50,000

Financial Applications
▼5%

Microsoft Excel
▼8%

Microsoft Office
▼10%

Microsoft Word
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 34%
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