Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Salary

The average pay for a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) is $64,025 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job. A skill in Insurance is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
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$41,337 - $120,039
(Median)
$41K
$64K
$120K
MEDIAN: $64,025
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$14.49 - $206.85
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$210
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Salary
$41,337 - $120,039  
   
Bonus
$99.78 - $28,204  
Profit Sharing
$1,043 - $30,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $393,555  
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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$43,582 - $152,221  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 766
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$0$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$14.49 - $206.85  
   
Overtime
$14.30 - $90.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Bonus
$99.78 - $28,204  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $393,555  
Profit Sharing
$1,043 - $30,000  
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).
)
$43,582 - $152,221  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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Job Description for Certified Financial Planner (CFP)

While many entities provide financial planning assistance to people who want a better handle on their financial situations and goals, a certified financial planner (CFP) can truly be considered a professional in the field. CFPs are only granted this title after passing a grueling certification process which ensures the individual's extensive knowledge of all aspects of the work; these include retirement planning and tax laws and regulations, as well as insurance and investment vehicles. Certified financial planners work with individuals, either under the auspices of a financial institution or in private practice, to help them manage money, income, and expenses.

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Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Tasks

  • Document and revise financial plans for clients.
  • Create agendas, spreadsheets, and meeting materials to discuss investments, savings, and asset allocation.
  • Interview individuals or businesses to identify financial goals, concerns, and opportunities.

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What is it like working as a Certified Financial Planner (CFP)?

Certified Financial Planner (CFP) in Dallas:
"Great career."
Pros: Helping individuals grasp where they are financial and what can be done to improve their situation.
Cons: Hours worked.

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Experience Affects Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Salaries




National Average
$71,000


Skills That Affect Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Salaries

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National Average
$71,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 133 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 27%
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