Financial Planner Salary

A Financial Planner earns an average salary of $61,056 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Insurance is associated with high pay for this job.
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$39,161 - $111,665
$39K
$61K
$110K
MEDIAN: $61,056
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$11.17 - $48.18
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$48
MEDIAN: $18.85
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,161 - $111,665  
   
Bonus
$1,007 - $20,719  
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $19,866  
Commission
$2,534 - $133,151  
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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$39,908 - $130,127  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 604
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.17 - $48.18  
   
Overtime
$1.20 - $41.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,007 - $20,719  
   
Commission
$2,534 - $133,151  
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $19,866  
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).
)
$39,908 - $130,127  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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Job Description for Financial Planner

A financial planner is an individual who works for a bank or investment company that advises individuals on how to make most of their money by suggesting; in some situations, the planner makes investments and financial decisions for customers. This position requires strong analytical skills and an outgoing personality, as a financial institution expects its financial planners to effectively help and retain clients over a long period of time. The financial planner may also set up investment seminars to help build new business and educate clients.

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Financial Planner Tasks

  • Guide clients through financial self-analysis, including goal setting and advice to reach goals.
  • Assist clients with estate management, tax returns, budgets, or other financial tasks.
  • Follow-up with clients on plans, track successes, and inform about modifications.

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Pay by Experience Level for Financial Planner

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $65,015

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Key Stats for Financial Planner

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 73 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Financial Planner Salaries

▲71%

▲52%

▲15%

National Average
$65,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Financial Planner Salaries

▲16%

financial planning
▲9%


Strategic Planning
▲3%


Investment Management
▼0%

National Average
$65,000

Tax Consulting
▼2%


Tax Preparation
▼12%

Financial Modeling
▼12%

Microsoft Excel
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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