$66,855
Avg. Salary
$21.83
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$12,834

Bonus

$5,000

Profit Sharing

$19,271

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Investment Consultant is $21.83 per hour.

The average pay for an Investment Consultant is $66,855 per year.

$14.97
10%
$21.83
50%
$28.19
90%
MEDIAN $21.83
$45k
10%
$67k
50%
$149k
90%
MEDIAN $66,855
$44,536 - $148,584
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MEDIAN: $66,855
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$0$165K
Salary $44,536 - $148,584
Bonus $3,061 - $35,566
Profit Sharing $613 - $15,101
Commission $0.00 - $59,180
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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$48,387 - $165,312
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 309
Hourly Data $0$80
Hourly Rate $14.97 - $28.19
Overtime $29.30 - $80.00
Annual Data $0$165K
Bonus $3,061 - $35,566
Commission $0.00 - $59,180
Profit Sharing $613 - $15,101
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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$48,387 - $165,312
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

Job Description for Investment Consultant

The investment consultant holds an advisory position and works with their company's clients or as a contractor for multiple organizations. Brokerage firms and investment advisory companies are typical employers for investment consultants. The investment consultant is responsible for making calls to prospective and current clients, resolving their concerns and issues, and strengthening relationships. They help clients manage their portfolios, make suggestions, figure out the client's goals, and establish plans to achieve those aims. These professionals must track interactions with clients through a customer relationship system software. The consultant must be comfortable speaking with a wide variety of people, and they may also work with other branches and divisions of their company to serve clients as well.

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Investment Consultant Tasks
  • Assist with the development and facilitation of seminars and marketing development plans.
  • Generate sales opportunities by promoting products and services to existing and potential clients.
  • Identify and follow-up on opportunities to expand client assets.
  • Manage client investments by analyzing client's finances, identifying needs, and developing goals and financial plans.

Popular Employer Salaries for Investment Consultant


TD Ameritrade, Inc attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $105K.

Earnings fall especially short at Scottrade, Inc., where the median salary of $59K is the lowest in the field, 78 percent less than the top paying company.

Investment Consultant Job Listings

Popular Skills for Investment Consultant


Survey results suggest that Investment Consultants put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, facility with Financial Analysis and Investment Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 25 percent and 9 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Investment Planning and Financial Advisor. Those educated in Financial Analysis tend to be well versed in Sales.

Pay by Experience Level for Investment Consultant

Pay by Experience for an Investment Consultant has a positive trend. An entry-level Investment Consultant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 83 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Investment Consultant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 75 salaries. An experienced Investment Consultant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 43 salaries. An Investment Consultant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $192,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

38%

-12%

National Average: $79,558

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Investment Consultants in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 109 percent above the national average. Investment Consultants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+104 percent), Los Angeles (+71 percent), Chicago (+51 percent), and Atlanta (+33 percent). Investment Consultants in Austin make 37 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Workers in Pittsburgh and New York earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (22 percent less and 4 percent less, respectively).

Investment Consultant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Investment Consultant?

Investment Consultant in New York:
"Time for change."
Pros: Learning about the markets was the best part of the job.
Cons: We are very far behind in technology compared to competitors and where recently bought out.

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Key Stats for Investment Consultant

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Investment Consultant Salaries

▲141%

▲51%

▲1%

National Average
$80,000

▼27%

Skills That Affect Investment Consultant Salaries



National Average
$80,000

▼9%

Financial Advisor
▼13%

Investment Planning
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 7%