Entry-Level Financial Planning Assistant Salary

Entry-Level Financial Planning Assistants can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $40K annually. More than half of Entry-Level Financial Planning Assistants (61 percent) survey participants are women. Most Entry-Level Financial Planning Assistants like their work and job satisfaction is high. Some workers in this field — approximately two in five — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a majority and dental plans are enjoyed by just over two-fifths. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,240 - $50,692
$29K
$40K
$51K
MEDIAN: $40,102
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50%
90%

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$11.83 - $21.64
$12
$17
$22
MEDIAN: $16.71
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,240 - $50,692  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $5,847  
Profit Sharing
$1,300  
Commission
$8,400  
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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$27,193 - $52,025  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 60
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.83 - $21.64  
   
Overtime
$36.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $5,847  
   
Commission
$8,400  
Profit Sharing
$1,300  
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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$27,193 - $52,025  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 38

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Key Stats for Financial Planning Assistant

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
83%
5-9 years
6%
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Skills That Affect Financial Planning Assistant Salaries

Financial Analysis
▲11%

Financial Applications
▲3%

National Average
$38,000

Financial Reporting
▼1%

Client Interaction
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼2%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼2%

Customer Service
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 41%