How much does a Financial Advisor make?

Updated Nov 25, 2021

Industry

Employer Size

Experience

$58,805 /yr
Average Base Pay

6,684 salaries

$31K

Low

$59K

Average

$113K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Financial Advisor is $58,805 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Financial Advisor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 6684 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Financial Advisor employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Financial Advisor$58,805 /yr
L3
Senior Financial Advisor$91,672 /yr
Career Path

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$57,923

per year

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$73,725

per year

Financial Planner

$68,532

per year

Financial Representative

$46,836

per year

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Edward Jones
4

Edward Jones

Financial Advisor

$50,268

 /yr
Range: $17K - $63M
1,532 salaries
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$17K

$63M

$17,000 - $63,061,436 Range

Merrill Lynch
3.8

Merrill Lynch

Financial Advisor

$68,171

 /yr
Range: $30K - $285K

$30K

$285K

$30,399 - $285,422 Range

Northwestern Mutual
4

Northwestern Mutual

Financial Advisor

$76,549

 /yr
Range: $1K - $429K

$1K

$429K

$1,043 - $429,094 Range

Morgan Stanley
4

Morgan Stanley

Financial Advisor

$67,976

 /yr
Range: $340 - $869K

$340

$869K

$340 - $869,498 Range

Equitable Advisors
4

Equitable Advisors

Financial Advisor

$30,899

 /yr
Range: $1 - $323K

$1

$323K

$1 - $323,191 Range

Ameriprise
3.8

Ameriprise

Financial Advisor

$56,015

 /yr
Range: $14 - $250K

$14

$250K

$14 - $250,000 Range

Wells Fargo
3.6

Wells Fargo

Financial Advisor

$57,730

 /yr
Range: $20K - $303K

$20K

$303K

$20,054 - $303,495 Range

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AIG
3.6

AIG

Financial Advisor

$48,883

 /yr
Range: $1 - $196K

$1

$196K

$1 - $196,463 Range

Vanguard
3.6

Vanguard

Financial Advisor

$65,375

 /yr
Range: $45K - $134K

$45K

$134K

$45,122 - $134,098 Range

J.P. Morgan
4

J.P. Morgan

Financial Advisor

$55,787

 /yr
Range: $27K - $156K

$27K

$156K

$26,887 - $155,764 Range

Bank of America
4

Bank of America

Financial Advisor

$61,737

 /yr
Range: $38K - $118K

$38K

$118K

$37,903 - $118,025 Range

UBS
3.9

UBS

Financial Advisor

$60,451

 /yr
Range: $28K - $239K

$28K

$239K

$27,662 - $238,949 Range

New York Life
3.8

New York Life

Financial Advisor

$58,682

 /yr
Range: $1 - $342K

$1

$342K

$1 - $341,785 Range

Prudential
3.8

Prudential

Financial Advisor

$52,575

 /yr
Range: $1 - $295K

$1

$295K

$1 - $294,885 Range

USAA
3.6

USAA

Financial Advisor

$64,010

 /yr
Range: $44K - $90K

$44K

$90K

$44,432 - $89,780 Range

MassMutual
3.8

MassMutual

Financial Advisor

$42,330

 /yr
Range: $1 - $213K

$1

$213K

$1 - $212,539 Range

McAdam
3.9

McAdam

Financial Advisor

$61,126

 /yr
Range: $1 - $203K

$1

$203K

$1 - $203,005 Range

LPL Financial
3.7

LPL Financial

Financial Advisor

$79,273

 /yr
Range: $32K - $359K

$32K

$359K

$31,545 - $358,931 Range

Raymond James Financial
3.9

Raymond James Financial

Financial Advisor

$54,577

 /yr
Range: $20K - $234K

$20K

$234K

$19,937 - $234,367 Range

PNC Financial Services Group
3.7

PNC Financial Services Group

Financial Advisor

$55,149

 /yr
Range: $28K - $334K

$28K

$334K

$27,697 - $334,320 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Financial Advisor salaries

The national average salary for a Financial Advisor is $58,805 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Financial Advisor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 6684 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Financial Advisor employees.

The highest salary for a Financial Advisor in United States is $113,106 per year.

The lowest salary for a Financial Advisor in United States is $30,573 per year.

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

Recent Salary Reports

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

$60,000
per year
A Financial Advisor in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Additional Pay
$4k cash bonus
$4k profit sharing
$40k commissions
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$65,000
per year
A Financial Solutions Advisor in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Additional Pay
$800 cash bonus
Job Highlights
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$50,000
per year
A Financial Advisor in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$22
hourly
A Financial Advisor in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $22 per hour
Additional Pay
$22k commissions
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Portland, OR Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
$201,000
per year
A Financial Advisor in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $201,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$55,000
per year
A Financial Advisor in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$24,000
per year
A Financial Advisor in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $24,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$60,000
per year
A Financial Advisor in the Allentown, PA Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Allentown, PA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$60,000
per year
A Financial Solutions Advisor in the Hartford, CT Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Additional Pay
$12k commissions
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Hartford, CT Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$53,692
per year
A Financial Advisor in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $53,692 per year
Additional Pay
$20k commissions
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private