Financial Advisor Salary

The average salary for a Financial Advisor is $57,059 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are financial planning, Investment Management, Portfolio Management, Insurance, and Investment Planning. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

$31,143 - $120,393
$31K
$57K
$120K
MEDIAN: $57,059
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$11.05 - $28.30
$11
$17
$28
MEDIAN: $17.13
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$31,143 - $120,393  
   
Bonus
$1,523 - $36,882  
Profit Sharing
$515 - $24,021  
Commission
$5,017 - $180,855  
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).
)
$34,933 - $151,024  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,111
© PayScale, Inc. @ www.payscale.com
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$11.05 - $28.30  
   
Hourly Tips
$3.33  
Overtime
$15.89 - $39.88  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,523 - $36,882  
   
Commission
$5,017 - $180,855  
Profit Sharing
$515 - $24,021  
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).
)
$34,933 - $151,024  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 166
© PayScale, Inc. @ www.payscale.com

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

Job Description for Financial Advisor

Financial advisors work primarily for financial institutions such as banks, mutual fund companies, and insurance companies. Generally, they work with individuals or institutional clients to assess their financial needs and help them achieve financial goals, such as choosing investments (money market, real estate investments, stocks and bonds), and they also explain tax laws relevant to certain investments and help with insurance decisions.

Read More...

Financial Advisor Tasks

  • Interview clients and gather information to determine strategies for financial investments.
  • Prospect and maintain clientele.
  • Recommend and sell financial plans and products that will help meet financial goals.

Common Career Paths for Financial Advisor


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px

Financial Advisor Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Employer Salaries for Financial Advisor

Popular Skills for Financial Advisor

Pay by Experience Level for Financial Advisor

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,282

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Financial Advisor

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 287 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Financial Advisor Salaries

▲112%

▲57%

▲23%

National Average
$62,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Financial Advisor Salaries

financial planning
▲50%



▲15%


Financial Reporting
▲12%




▲6%



National Average
$62,000


Retirement Plan Administration
▼17%

Customer Service
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 287 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 20%
ADVERTISEMENT