Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Financial Advisor make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$112,114 / yrTotal Pay
$70,698 / yrBase Pay
$41,416 / yrAdditional Pay

$112,114

 / yr
$65K$205K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Financial Advisor is $112,114 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $70,698 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $41,416 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

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$112,114 /yr
Financial Advisor
$133,540 /yr
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Related Job Titles

For Financial Advisor

Some related job titles are Financial Advisor Associate Salaries with median pay of $86,223, Financial Analyst Salaries with median pay of $72,674, Financial Planner Salaries with median pay of $101,578, Financial Representative Salaries with median pay of $80,489.

Top Paying Companies

For a Financial Advisor in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Financial Advisor in United States. Employers include ExxonMobil, Baird and BlackRock.

1
ExxonMobil
$210,779/yr
2
Baird
$192,988/yr
5
Nones
$173,473/yr
10
RBC
$163,537/yr

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Financial AdvisorSee 1,402 salaries from all locations

$150,572

 / yr

$153,802

 / yr

$127,858

 / yr

$138,692

 / yr

$141,435

 / yr

$136,626

 / yr

$126,550

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$128,444

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$155,757

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$132,328

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$146,538

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$141,306

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$145,954

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Top Paying Industries

For a Financial Advisor in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Financial Advisor in United States are Energy, Mining & Utilities with a median total pay of $210,779, Information Technology with a median total pay of $161,118, Insurance with a median total pay of $137,104, Financial Services with a median total pay of $135,300, and Manufacturing with a median total pay of $126,042.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Energy, Mining & UtilitiesEnergy, Mining & Utilities$210,779

    35% Higher than other industries

  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$161,118

    16% Higher than other industries

  • InsuranceInsurance$137,104

    1% Higher than other industries

  • Financial ServicesFinancial Services$135,300

    0% Lower than other industries

  • ManufacturingManufacturing$126,042

    8% Lower than other industries

Energy, Mining & Utilities

The top paying company in Energy, Mining & Utilities for Financial Advisor is ExxonMobil.

ExxonMobilExxonMobil$210,779/yr

Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Finance & Accounting?

Jobs in finance and accounting are expected to see continued demand, with employment growth linked to the health of the broader economy. These jobs will continue to offer above average pay but usually require higher education or certification to enter the field. While automation will replace many common tasks, it is not expected to reduce the need for these employees; it will instead allow them to focus on core soft skills like advising clients and analyzing trends.

A Financial advisor salary range in US can vary based on important factors such as education, skills, certifications, and years of experience. A Financial advisor in US can expect to see an entry level salary range of $36,621 to $80,747 per year, based on 647 salary contributions. At the highest seniority level, an experienced Financial advisor in US can make a salary range of $33,471 to $104,831 with at least 5 years of experience, based on 12,316 salary contributions. The top 3 companies in US where a Financial advisor gets the highest compensation are CUNA Mutual Insurance Society, Baystate Financial Services and First Horizon National Corporation. Bigger companies typically pay 59.39% more than smaller companies for a Financial advisor.

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Financial Advisor

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$50,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Financial Advisor

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$79,000

/yr

$74K | $5K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
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Financial Advisor

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$6,000

/mo

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
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Financial Advisor

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$96,000

/yr

$74K | $22K

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Financial Advisor

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$60,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Merrill Financial Solutions Advisor

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$120,000

/yr

$80K | $40K

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Financial Advisor

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$50,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
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Training Financial Advisor

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$65,000

/yr

$55K | $10K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Financial Advisor

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$59,000

/yr

$24K | $35K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday

Financial Advisor pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Financial Advisor is $70,698 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Financial Advisor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 11225 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Financial Advisor employees.

The highest salary for a Financial Advisor in United States is $129,377 per year.

The lowest salary for a Financial Advisor in United States is $41,005 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.