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Average Financial Planner Salary in Australia

AU$78,521
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$8,500
Bonus
AU$15,126
Commission
AU$8,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Financial Planner in Australia is AU$78,521.
10%
A$53k
MEDIAN
A$79k
90%
A$118k
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AU$53k - AU$118k
Bonus
AU$979 - AU$29k
Profit Sharing
AU$5k - AU$35k
Commission
AU$9k - AU$32k
Total Pay
AU$52k - AU$123k
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What Do Financial Planners Do?

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Financial Planner

The top respondents for the job title Financial Planner are from the companies Commonwealth Bank of Australia, ANZ and National Australia Bank. Reported salaries are highest at National Australia Bank where the average pay is AU$100,000. ANZ pays the lowest at around AU$65,000.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Financial Planners?

Skills in Financial Advisor, Client Interaction and Investment Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Financial Analysis and Insurance.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Financial Planners?

An entry-level Financial Planner with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$55,362 based on 30 salaries. An early career Financial Planner with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$69,861 based on 213 salaries. A mid-career Financial Planner with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$82,451 based on 138 salaries. An experienced Financial Planner with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$92,286 based on 144 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$99,359.
Employees with Financial Planner in their job title in Adelaide, South Australia earn an average of 7.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (7.0% more) and Perth, Western Australia (6.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Wollongong, New South Wales (11.0% less), Newcastle, New South Wales (10.9% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (0.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 574 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.2%
Early Career
37.1%
Mid Career
24.0%
Experienced
25.1%
Late Career
8.5%

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