Entry-Level Financial Consultants pull down an average of $58K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing, each hitting highs of $16K, total cash payment to Entry-Level Financial Consultants can bottom out at $34K or peak near $91K. The specific employer and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 69 percent of Entry-Level Financial Consultants are male. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Financial Consultants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$36,617 - $82,545
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$58K
$83K
MEDIAN: $57,529
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$11.84 - $28.72
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$36,617 - $82,545  
   
Bonus
$760 - $15,781  
Profit Sharing
$685 - $15,101  
Commission
$10,500  
Total Pay (?
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$33,676 - $91,411  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 285
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.84 - $28.72  
   
Overtime
$24.04 - $43.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$760 - $15,781  
   
Commission
$10,500  
Profit Sharing
$685 - $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).
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$33,676 - $91,411  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., TIAA-CREF, Humana, Inc., EY (Ernst & Young), and Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Entry-Level Financial Consultants. Entry-Level Financial Consultants flock to EY (Ernst & Young) for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $77K lead the pack in compensation.

The smallest paychecks in the field are found at The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., where the median salary is a mere $29K, 168 percent lower than the top payer.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,315

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

For Entry-Level Financial Consultants, Minneapolis provides a pay rate that is 31 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Financial Consultants will also find cushy salaries in Charlotte (+31 percent), Chicago (+30 percent), New York (+29 percent), and Dallas (+12 percent). Entry-Level Financial Consultants' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Entry-Level Financial Consultants in St. Louis bring in salaries that are 31 percent lower than the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in San Francisco (6 percent lower) and Washington (2 percent lower).

Key Stats for Financial Consultant

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
072
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
16%
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Skills That Affect Financial Consultant Salaries

Financial Modeling
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Data Analysis
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Financial Reporting
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Microsoft Excel
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National Average
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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