Commissions constitute a big slice (just under two-thirds on average) of overall compensation for Financial Advisors in Los Angeles, and the median take-home for this group lies near $73K. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just under a fourth lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and the greater part have dental, too. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$38,365 - $127,210
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$38K
$61K
$130K
MEDIAN: $61,026
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Salary
$38,365 - $127,210  
   
Bonus
$500 - $62,500  
Profit Sharing
$6,000  
Commission
$45,000  
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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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$41,995 - $206,290  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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Experience Affects Financial Advisor Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$73,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Financial Advisor Salaries

Portfolio Management
up arrow 230%

Client Interaction
up arrow 173%

Investment Planning
up arrow 5%

Investment Management
up arrow 5%

Sales
up arrow 1%

National Average
$73,000

Financial Advisor
up arrow 1%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 13%

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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