Mid-Career Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Salary

Earnings for Mid-Career Certified Financial Planners come in at around $67K annually on average. Overall compensation packages to Mid-Career Certified Financial Planners range from $48K on the low end to $120K on the high end; this includes bonuses that peak near $26K and profit sharing that approaches $18K, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $102K. The majority of Mid-Career Certified Financial Planners (64 percent) survey respondents are male. While some workers in this profession — slightly less than a third — do not have any health coverage, more than half do receive medical benefits and around half have dental insurance. Most Mid-Career Certified Financial Planners like their work and job satisfaction is high. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,092 - $102,550
(Median)
$45K
$67K
$100K
MEDIAN: $66,714
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$16.22 - $35.51
(Median)
$16
$25
$36
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,092 - $102,550  
   
Bonus
$987 - $25,997  
Profit Sharing
$961 - $18,032  
Commission
$0.00 - $102,129  
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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$48,064 - $119,948  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 350
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.22 - $35.51  
   
Overtime
$30.20 - $60.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$987 - $25,997  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $102,129  
Profit Sharing
$961 - $18,032  
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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$48,064 - $119,948  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Skills That Affect Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Salaries

Financial Advisor
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Investment Management
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Insurance
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Investment Planning
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Financial Analysis
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National Average
$74,000

Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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