Financial Planner Salary

A Financial Planner earns an average salary of $60,917 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Insurance and Tax Consulting.
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$39,032 - $110,679
$39K
$61K
$110K
MEDIAN: $60,934
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50%
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$10.77 - $35.00
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$35
MEDIAN: $19.23
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$0$133K
Salary $39,032 - $110,679
Bonus $991 - $20,173
Profit Sharing $750 - $20,000
Commission $2,517 - $133,969
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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$39,041 - $126,889
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 579
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $10.77 - $35.00
Overtime $1.47 - $42.69
Annual Data $0$133K
Bonus $991 - $20,173
Commission $2,517 - $133,969
Profit Sharing $750 - $20,000
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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$39,041 - $126,889
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 44

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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

Pay by Experience for a Financial Planner has a positive trend. An entry-level Financial Planner with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 365 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Financial Planner with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 184 salaries. An experienced Financial Planner which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 134 salaries. A Financial Planner with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $118,000 based on 45 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,518

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Financial Planner Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Financial Planner?

Financial Planner in West Des Moines:
"Self employed contract financial planner for an Independent."
Pros: Flexibility and freedom.
Cons: Commission only work.

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Key Stats for Financial Planner

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 102 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Financial Planner Salaries

▲83%

▲51%

▲15%

National Average
$65,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Financial Planner Salaries

▲15%

Tax Consulting
▲11%

financial planning
▲10%




Strategic Planning
▲3%

National Average
$65,000


Tax Preparation
▼11%

Microsoft Excel
▼19%

Financial Modeling
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 102 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 28%
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