Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Salary with Insurance skills

On average, commissions constitute a fair portion (more than two-fifths) of final income for Certified Financial Planners with Insurance skills. That final number averages out to $83K across the industry. With some bonuses approaching $40K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $51K, overall incomes of Certified Financial Planners with Insurance skills spread between $47K and $183K depending on individual performance. Male Certified Financial Planners with Insurance skills are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Certified Financial Planners with Insurance skills. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and between a fifth and a fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by around half. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,385 - $145,584
MEDIAN: $76,740

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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.
$44,385 - $145,584  
$0.00 - $40,134  
Profit Sharing
$734 - $51,064  
$10,056 - $117,916  
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).
$46,872 - $183,448  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 83

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

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

Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $59K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $75K. Between one and two decades on the job, average salaries pass the six-figure mark at around $105K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $122K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Certified Financial Planner (CFP) with Insurance skills Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.


24 %
76 %

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: 78% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 22%