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Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Salary with Investment Management skills

For Certified Financial Planners with Investment Management skills, bonuses and commissions account for a significant portion of income and add up to 166 percent of their $76K yearly pay. Total incomes of Certified Financial Planners with Investment Management skills incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $40K from bonuses and close to $50K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $48K and $195K. Just under a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the larger part report medical coverage and approximately one-half claim dental coverage as well. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Making up 73 percent of those who took the survey, male Certified Financial Planners with Investment Management skills greatly outnumber their female counterparts. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$44,637 - $141,295
MEDIAN: $68,089

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$44,637 - $141,295  
$0.00 - $40,178  
Profit Sharing
$1,409 - $49,665  
$35,000 - $250,000  
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).
$48,068 - $195,182  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 123

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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Financial Planner (CFP) with Investment Management skills

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

Certified Financial Planners with Investment Management skills with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $61K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $77K. Experienced professionals who have spent one to two decades on the job can score lucrative paychecks that average out to $100K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $142K on average.

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Experience Affects Certified Financial Planner (CFP) with Investment Management skills Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.


27 %
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 29%