Financial Advisor with Investment Planning Skills Salary

Total annual pay for Financial Advisors with Investment Planning skills is approximately $69K, and commissions account for a significant portion of this final number — slightly less than three-fifths on average. Total cash compensation to Financial Advisors with Investment Planning skills approaches anywhere from $39K on the lower end to $164K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $35K from bonuses and upwards of $18K from profit sharing. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is career duration, followed by geography and the particular employer. A strong majority enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. For the most part, Financial Advisors with Investment Planning skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$33,351 - $124,581
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$120K
MEDIAN: $58,039
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$9.87 - $31.93
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$0$163K
Salary $33,351 - $124,581
Bonus $1,985 - $34,883
Profit Sharing $1,510 - $17,879
Commission $8,027 - $147,949
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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$39,452 - $163,701
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 484
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $9.87 - $31.93
Overtime $34.63
Annual Data $0$163K
Bonus $1,985 - $34,883
Commission $8,027 - $147,949
Profit Sharing $1,510 - $17,879
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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$39,452 - $163,701
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

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Financial Advisors with Investment Planning skills fill the offices of leading firms Edward Jones, Merrill Lynch & Co Inc, Ameriprise Financial, Inc., Wells Fargo & Co., and Morgan Stanley. The biggest paychecks can be found at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) — the median salary there is $106K. Soaring salaries can also be found at The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, Wells Fargo & Co., and Ameriprise Financial, Inc., where earnings of $100K, $99K, or $76K are standard for Financial Advisors with Investment Planning skills.

Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Edward Jones at $60K, and Merrill Lynch & Co Inc where $65K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Financial Advisors with Investment Planning skills there earn up to $116K.

Pay by Experience Level for Financial Advisor

Pay by Experience for a Financial Advisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Financial Advisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 268 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Financial Advisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 141 salaries. An experienced Financial Advisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 113 salaries. A Financial Advisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $141,000 based on 62 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,315

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

For Financial Advisors with Investment Planning skills, busy Boston offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 70 percent above the national average. Financial Advisors with Investment Planning skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+33 percent), New York (+31 percent), Chicago (+24 percent), and Cincinnati (+8 percent). The lowest-paying market is Pittsburgh, which sits 35 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are St. Louis (28 percent less) and Miami (22 percent less).

Key Stats for Financial Advisor

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 94 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Financial Advisor Salaries

Late-Career
▲104%

▲48%

▲17%

National Average
$69,000

▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 94 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 19%
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