Certified Financial Planner (CFP) with Investment Management Skills Salary

On average, commissions constitute a fair portion (roughly one in three) of final income for Certified Financial Planners with Investment Management skills. That final number averages out to $75K across the industry. With some bonuses approaching $40K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $25K, overall incomes of Certified Financial Planners with Investment Management skills spread between $47K and $172K depending on individual performance. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, approximately one in four are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the larger part and dental insurance is reported by nearly one-half. Most Certified Financial Planners with Investment Management skills survey respondents are men (71 percent). The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$43,740 - $145,595
(Median)
$44K
$68K
$150K
MEDIAN: $67,775
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$21.50 - $225.00
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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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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$0$90K$180K$270K
Salary
$43,740 - $145,595  
   
Bonus
$1,022 - $39,529  
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $25,000  
Commission
$1,007 - $268,189  
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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$47,124 - $171,599  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 195
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$80$160$240
Hourly Rate
$25.00  
   
Overtime
$36.36  
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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$0$90K$180K$270K
Bonus
$1,022 - $39,529  
   
Commission
$1,007 - $268,189  
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $25,000  
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).
)
$47,124 - $171,599  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Financial Planner (CFP)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $63K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $76K. Experienced professionals who have spent one to two decades on the job can score lucrative paychecks that average out to $116K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $161K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 114%

Experienced
up arrow 54%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$75,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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