Certified Financial Planners with Insurance skills take home an average $71K annually. Incomes of Certified Financial Planners with Insurance skills vary widely depending on performance components; bonuses and profit sharing that can occasionally exceed $30K cause paychecks to spread between $50K on the low end and $181K on the high end. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Male Certified Financial Planners with Insurance skills are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 67 percent of professionals. While about one in four report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and just over two-fifths have dental, as well. Work is enjoyable for Certified Financial Planners with Insurance skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,379 - $128,011
$45K
$71K
$130K
MEDIAN: $71,308
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Salary
$45,379 - $128,011  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $29,590  
Commission
$20,000  
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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$50,072 - $180,908  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 119

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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.


Certified Financial Planners with Insurance skills who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $64K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $83K on average. Professionals who claim 10 to 20 years of experience can secure some pretty cushy paychecks; the median for this group is a six-figure $102K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $150K.

Key Stats for Certified Financial Planner (CFP)

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
031
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
13%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 83%

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$82,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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