Financial Consultant Salary (United States)

A Financial Consultant earns an average salary of $61,128 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Financial Modeling and Financial Analysis. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
Financial Consultant Total Pay (?
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$34,260 - $104,050
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MEDIAN: $61,128
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Financial Consultant Total Pay (?
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$11.95 - $98.99
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MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$34,260 - $104,050  
   
Bonus
$309.13 - $19,959  
Profit Sharing
$695 - $15,101  
Commission
$2,018 - $96,354  
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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$35,476 - $128,748  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 698
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$11.95 - $98.99  
   
Overtime
$18.84 - $87.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$309.13 - $19,959  
   
Commission
$2,018 - $96,354  
Profit Sharing
$695 - $15,101  
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).
)
$35,476 - $128,748  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 698
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Job Description for Financial Consultant

A financial consultant advises clients of an investment bank or financial services company on the best way to manage their money. They assesses customers' financial needs and work with them to build an investment portfolio that is comfortable for the client and builds wealth. To be successful, a financial consultant must build a client base; they need to identify prospective clients and cultivate relationships with them. Consultants may need to be creative in developing ways to attract new clients, although some larger companies clients may assign clients to consultants.
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Financial Consultant Tasks
  • Follow-up with clients on plans, track successes, and inform about modifications.
  • Assist clients with estate management, tax returns, budgets, or other financial tasks.
  • Guide clients through financial self-analysis, including goal setting and advice to reach goals.

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

Pay Difference By Location

Oakland
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San Francisco
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Minneapolis
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Washington
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Chicago
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Charlotte
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Denver
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National Average
$68,000
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Louisville
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San Antonio
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Experience Affects Financial Consultant Salaries

National Average
$68,000

Skills That Affect Financial Consultant Salaries

Financial Modeling
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National Average
$68,000
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Financial Advisor
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
39%
female alumni
 
Male
61%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 16%
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