Certified Financial Planner (CFP) with Investment Planning Skills Salary

Total annual pay for Certified Financial Planners with Investment Planning skills is approximately $75K, and commissions account for a significant portion of this final number — more than a third on average. Overall incomes of Certified Financial Planners with Investment Planning skills generally bottom out at around $49K and peak near $133K; the final number can, in exceptional cases, include upwards of $25K each for bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Certified Financial Planners with Investment Planning skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Just under a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than half report medical coverage and one-half claim dental coverage as well. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,360 - $112,748
$45K
$67K
$110K
MEDIAN: $67,229
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$21.35 - $95.00
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MEDIAN: $25.43
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$0$132K
Salary $45,360 - $112,748
Bonus $981 - $24,625
Profit Sharing $515 - $24,240
Commission $27,000
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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$48,660 - $132,850
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 255
Hourly Data $0$95
Hourly Rate $25.43
Overtime $35.00
Annual Data $0$132K
Bonus $981 - $24,625
Commission $27,000
Profit Sharing $515 - $24,240
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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$48,660 - $132,850
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Financial Planner (CFP)

Pay by Experience for a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Financial Planner (CFP) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 125 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Financial Planner (CFP) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 103 salaries. An experienced Certified Financial Planner (CFP) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $105,000 based on 84 salaries. A Certified Financial Planner (CFP) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $116,000 based on 29 salaries.

Key Stats for Certified Financial Planner (CFP)

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Salaries

Late-Career
▲55%

Experienced
▲40%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$75,000

▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 30%
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