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Financial Advisor Salary with Investment Planning skills

Total annual pay for Financial Advisors with Investment Planning skills is approximately $74K, and commissions account for a significant portion of this final number — over a third on average. Total cash compensation for Financial Advisors with Investment Planning skills runs from $39K to $212K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $41K and profit sharing that can reach almost $20K. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is career duration, though the specific employer and geographic location have a (lesser) impact as well. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Financial Advisors with Investment Planning skills. Financial Advisors with Investment Planning skills who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 81 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the greater part earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,162 - $147,330
(Median)
$30K
$60K
$150K
MEDIAN: $60,184
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$11.47 - $33.45
(Median)
$11
$19
$33
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary 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$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$30,162 - $147,330  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $41,154  
Profit Sharing
$988 - $19,831  
Commission
$3,548 - $171,724  
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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$39,204 - $211,768  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 549
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$11.47 - $33.45  
   
Overtime
$8.05 - $42.39  
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$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $41,154  
   
Commission
$3,548 - $171,724  
Profit Sharing
$988 - $19,831  
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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$39,204 - $211,768  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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Popular Employer Salaries for Financial Advisor with Investment Planning skills


Financial Advisors with Investment Planning skills flock to Merrill Lynch & Co Inc, Ameriprise Financial, Inc., Morgan Stanley, Edward Jones, and Wells Fargo & Co., highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. Financial Advisors with Investment Planning skills flock to Merrill Lynch & Co Inc for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $150K lead the pack in compensation; however, Merrill Lynch & Co Inc also provides employees with a wide spectrum of compensation ranging from $43K at one end to $599K at the other end. Also paying near the top of the field are The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company at $96K, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) at $76K, and Wells Fargo & Co., where Financial Advisors with Investment Planning skills annually earn $75K.

Ameriprise Financial, Inc. lags the field greatly in terms of pay, offering a median salary 182 percent less than the top paying company ($53K). A few other companies with smaller-than-average paychecks include Morgan Stanley ($61K), Edward Jones ($70K), and Wells Fargo & Co. ($75K).

Pay by Experience Level for Financial Advisor with Investment Planning skills

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Financial Advisors with Investment Planning skills. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $56K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $81K on average. Professionals who spend a good 10 to 20 years in the workforce haul in an average of $126K. Financial Advisors with Investment Planning skills who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $181K on average.

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Experience Affects Financial Advisor with Investment Planning skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 144%

Experienced
up arrow 70%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$74,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 123 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 19%
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