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Average Personal Financial Advisor Salary

$62,410
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$6,313
Bonus
$40,000
Commission
$4,700
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Personal Financial Advisor is $62,410.
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$40k
MEDIAN
$62k
90%
$124k
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$40k - $124k
Bonus
$1k - $35k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $31k
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$15k - $150k
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$36k - $140k
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What Do Personal Financial Advisors Do?

Personal Financial Advisor 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.

Job Satisfaction for Personal Financial Advisor

4.2 out of 5
(28)
Highly Satisfied
2Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for Personal Financial Advisor

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What Are Popular Skills for Personal Financial Advisors?

Skills in Investment Planning, Financial Analysis, Financial Advisor and Sales are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Personal Financial Advisors?

An entry-level Personal Financial Advisor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $44,560 based on 19 salaries. An early career Personal Financial Advisor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,809 based on 82 salaries. A mid-career Personal Financial Advisor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,972 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Personal Financial Advisor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,870 based on 48 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $97,591.
Employees with Personal Financial Advisor in their job title in Cleveland, Ohio earn an average of 214.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (63.0% more) and Los Angeles, California (60.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (24.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 217 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.8%
Early Career
37.8%
Mid Career
15.7%
Experienced
22.1%
Late Career
15.7%