The average pay for a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) is AU$92,755 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

AU$62,716 - AU$134,555
AU$63K
AU$93K
AU$130K
MEDIAN: AU$93,021
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$150K
Salary AU$62,716 - AU$134,555
Bonus AU$3,477 - AU$40,268
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$19,727
Commission AU$18,000
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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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AU$67,201 - AU$150,886
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 125

Job Description for Certified Financial Planner (CFP)

While many entities provide financial planning assistance to people who want a better handle on their financial situations and goals, a certified financial planner (CFP) can truly be considered a professional in the field. CFPs are only granted this title after passing a grueling certification process which ensures the individual's extensive knowledge of all aspects of the work; these include retirement planning and tax laws and regulations, as well as insurance and investment vehicles. Certified financial planners work with individuals, either under the auspices of a financial institution or in private practice, to help them manage money, income, and expenses.

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Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Tasks

  • Interview individuals or businesses to identify financial goals, concerns, and opportunities.
  • Create agendas, spreadsheets, and meeting materials to discuss investments, savings, and asset allocation.
  • Document and revise financial plans for clients.

Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Certified Financial Planner (CFP)

Pay by Experience for a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Financial Planner (CFP) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$81,000 based on 40 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Financial Planner (CFP) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$98,000 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Certified Financial Planner (CFP) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$119,000 based on 53 salaries. A Certified Financial Planner (CFP) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$111,000 based on 21 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$99,612

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Key Stats for Certified Financial Planner (CFP)

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Salaries

▲19%

▲11%

National Average
AU$100,000

▼1%

▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 93%