Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Salary with Investment Planning skills

For Certified Financial Planners with Investment Planning skills, bonuses and commissions account for a significant portion of income and add up to 120 percent of their $78K annual pay. In the world of Certified Financial Planners with Investment Planning skills, total cash compensation can vary between $47K and $196K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $38K and $35K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — about one in four lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and the larger part receive dental plans. Job satisfaction for Certified Financial Planners with Investment Planning skills is high. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$42,598 - $134,765
(Median)
$43K
$70K
$130K
MEDIAN: $70,042
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$18.00 - $300.00
(Median)
$18
$27
$300
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Salary
$42,598 - $134,765  
   
Bonus
$991 - $38,438  
Profit Sharing
$1,437 - $35,117  
Commission
$-0.50 - $407,258  
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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$47,043 - $195,962  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 239
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$100$200$300
Hourly Rate
$18.00 - $300.00  
   
Overtime
$15.98 - $60.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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.
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$0$200K$400K$600K
Bonus
$991 - $38,438  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $407,258  
Profit Sharing
$1,437 - $35,117  
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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$47,043 - $195,962  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Financial Planner (CFP) with Investment Planning skills

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. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $58K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $77K. After 10 to 20 years, professionals can make it pretty big; the median salary sits in the six-figure neighborhood of $104K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $141K.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 79%

Experienced
up arrow 32%

National Average
$78,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 24%
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