Investment Advisor Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Investment Advisor is $60,577 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. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Investment Advisor Total Pay (?
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$35,222 - $146,091
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MEDIAN: $60,576
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Investment Advisor Total Pay (?
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$11.74 - $102.13
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National Salary Data

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$0$110K$220K$330K
Salary
$35,222 - $146,091  
   
Bonus
$968 - $40,302  
Profit Sharing
$1,204 - $23,836  
Commission
$927 - $310,266  
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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$37,663 - $180,782  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 455
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$11.74 - $102.13  
   
Overtime
$21.93 - $41.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$968 - $40,302  
   
Commission
$927 - $310,266  
Profit Sharing
$1,204 - $23,836  
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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$37,663 - $180,782  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 455
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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 Difference By Location
San Francisco
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Boston
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New York
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National Average
$69,000
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Experience Affects Investment Advisor Salaries

National Average
$69,000

Skills That Affect Investment Advisor Salaries

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National Average
$69,000
Client Interaction
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Gender
Female
24%
female alumni
 
Male
76%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 18%
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