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Investment Advisor Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Investment Advisor is $61,231 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Sales, Investment Planning, Portfolio Management, and Investment Management. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
Investment Advisor Salary (?
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$37,610 - $147,719
(Median)
38K
61K
97K
150K
MEDIAN: $61,231
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Investment Advisor Salary (?
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$11.00 - $92.00
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$110K$220K$330K
Salary
$37,610 - $147,719  
   
Bonus
$805 - $44,042  
Profit Sharing
$1,169 - $23,588  
Commission
$900 - $320,000  
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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$39,148 - $183,877  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 406
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$11.00 - $92.00  
   
Overtime
$21.93 - $41.43  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$805 - $44,042  
   
Commission
$900 - $320,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,169 - $23,588  
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).
)
$39,148 - $183,877  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Job Description for Investment Advisor

Banks and financial institutions employ investment advisors to work with existing customers to update their portfolio as needs, economic climate, and and their financial situations change. The advisor also works to attract new clients and customers as well, marketing themselves and their financial institution’s investment services.
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Investment Advisor 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 Investment Advisor

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

Pay Difference By Location

Boston
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Pittsburgh
0%
National Average
$70,000
Cleveland
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Cincinnati
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Experience Affects Investment Advisor Salaries

National Average
$70,000

Skills That Affect Investment Advisor Salaries

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National Average
$70,000
Client Interaction
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 111 votes.

Gender

Female
25%
female alumni
 
Male
75%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 18%