Certified Financial Planner (CFP) with Investment Planning Skills Salary

Total annual pay for Certified Financial Planners with Investment Planning skills is approximately $75K, and commissions account for a significant portion of this final number — more than a third on average. Overall incomes of Certified Financial Planners with Investment Planning skills generally bottom out at around $49K and peak near $133K; the final number can, in exceptional cases, include upwards of $25K each for bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Certified Financial Planners with Investment Planning skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Just under a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than half report medical coverage and one-half claim dental coverage as well. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$46,234 - $112,985
$46K
$68K
$110K
MEDIAN: $67,542
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$24.57 - $150.00
$36
MEDIAN: $36.00
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$0$142K
Salary $46,234 - $112,985
Bonus $986 - $24,712
Profit Sharing $986 - $26,184
Commission $25,962
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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$49,425 - $142,413
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 261
Hourly Data $0$150
Hourly Rate $36.00
Overtime $36.36
Annual Data $0$142K
Bonus $986 - $24,712
Commission $25,962
Profit Sharing $986 - $26,184
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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$49,425 - $142,413
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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 $61,000 based on 125 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 $77,000 based on 103 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 $105,000 based on 84 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 $116,000 based on 29 salaries.

Key Stats for Certified Financial Planner (CFP)

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Salaries

Late-Career
▲53%

Experienced
▲38%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$76,000

▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 29%