The average pay for a Financial Planner is $60,684 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Tax Consulting, Insurance, and financial planning.
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$38,661 - $111,165
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MEDIAN: $60,684
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$11.19 - $35.00
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$38,661 - $111,165  
   
Bonus
$1,004 - $23,878  
Profit Sharing
$255.00 - $13,640  
Commission
$2,553 - $132,126  
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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$39,374 - $128,475  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 597
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.19 - $35.00  
   
Overtime
$0.75 - $42.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,004 - $23,878  
   
Commission
$2,553 - $132,126  
Profit Sharing
$255.00 - $13,640  
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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$39,374 - $128,475  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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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

  • 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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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: $64,467

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Experience Affects Financial Planner Salaries




National Average
$64,000


Skills That Affect Financial Planner Salaries

Tax Consulting
up arrow 28%

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financial planning
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Strategic Planning
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Investment Planning
0%

National Average
$64,000



Tax Preparation
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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