How much does a Certified Financial Planner make?

Updated Oct 16, 2021

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$99,965 /yr
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32 salaries

$60K

Low

$100K

Average

$168K

High

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The national average salary for Certified Financial Planner is $99,965 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Certified Financial Planner salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 32 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Certified Financial Planner employees.

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LPL Financial
3.8

LPL Financial

Certified Financial Planner
About 

$56K -$84K

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$56K

$84K

$55,547 - $83,616 Range

Facet Wealth
4.2

Facet Wealth

Certified Financial Planner
About 

$100K -$110K

$100K

$110K

$100,488 - $110,176 Range

Square Financial
4.3

Square Financial

Certified Financial Planner
About 

$145K -$155K

$145K

$155K

$144,725 - $155,125 Range

First State Bank
4.1

First State Bank

Certified Financial Planner - Monthly
About 

$10K -$10K

$10K

$10K

$9,787 - $10,477 Range

Equitable Advisors
4

Equitable Advisors

Certified Financial Planner
About 

$23K -$25K

$23K

$25K

$22,846 - $25,184 Range

Professional Financial Services
3.5

Professional Financial Services

Certified Financial Planner
About 

$104K -$114K

$104K

$114K

$103,813 - $113,580 Range

Main Street Research

Certified Financial Planner
About 

$145K -$157K

$145K

$157K

$144,963 - $157,351 Range

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NC State Employees' Credit Union
3.7

NC State Employees' Credit Union

Certified Financial Planner
About 

$93K -$101K

$93K

$101K

$92,679 - $100,663 Range

Empowered Retirement

Certified Financial Planner
About 

$97K -$105K

$97K

$105K

$96,833 - $104,922 Range

Optum
3.7

Optum

Certified Financial Planner - Hourly
About 

$31 -$33

 hourly

$31

$33

$31 - $33 Range

Self
4.6

Self

Certified Financial Planner
About 

$202K -$217K

$202K

$217K

$202,125 - $216,535 Range

Fidelity Investments
4.2

Fidelity Investments

Certified Financial Planner
About 

$69K -$74K

$69K

$74K

$68,993 - $73,840 Range

McIntosh Capital Advisors

Certified Financial Planner
About 

$48K -$52K

$48K

$52K

$47,848 - $51,863 Range

Johnson Lyman Wealth Advisors

Certified Financial Planner
About 

$119K -$130K

$119K

$130K

$119,314 - $130,220 Range

5

Business-owner Strategies Group

Certified Financial Planner
About 

$102K -$109K

$102K

$109K

$101,927 - $109,460 Range

Great Scott Financial Services

Certified Financial Planner
About 

$72K -$79K

$72K

$79K

$72,277 - $78,770 Range

5

Colman Knight Advisory Group

Certified Financial Planner
About 

$67K -$73K

$67K

$73K

$67,012 - $72,575 Range

Councilor, Buchanan & Mitchell
3.2

Councilor, Buchanan & Mitchell

Certified Financial Planner
About 

$75K -$81K

$75K

$81K

$75,427 - $80,808 Range

ABC Financial Services
3.5

ABC Financial Services

Certified Financial Planner
About 

$163K -$178K

$163K

$178K

$163,217 - $177,738 Range

Capital Financial Group
4.4

Capital Financial Group

Certified Financial Planner
About 

$325K -$356K

$325K

$356K

$324,605 - $356,429 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Certified Financial Planner salaries

The national average salary for a Certified Financial Planner is $99,965 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Certified Financial Planner salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 32 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Certified Financial Planner employees.

The highest salary for a Certified Financial Planner in United States is $167,932 per year.

The lowest salary for a Certified Financial Planner in United States is $59,506 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Certified Financial Planner or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Certified Financial Planner.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent certified financial planner salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$90,000
per year
A Certified Financial Planner in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$85,000
per year
A Financial Planner in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$68,000
per year
A Financial Planner in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $68,000 per year
Additional Pay
$25k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$99,500
per year
A Wealth Planner in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $99,500 per year
Additional Pay
$24k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$100,000
per year
A Financial Planner in the Grand Rapids, MI Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Grand Rapids, MI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$93,000
per year
A Wealth Planner in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $93,000 per year
Additional Pay
$38k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$85,069
per year
A Financial Planning in the St. Louis, MO Area area reported making $85,069 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
St. Louis, MO Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$75,000
per year
A Financial Paraplanner in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Additional Pay
$8k cash bonus
$3k profit sharing
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
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