How much does a Financial Advisor make in San Francisco, CA?

Updated Jun 18, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$75,169 /yr
Average Base Pay

167 salaries

$40K

Low

$75K

Average

$141K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$42,539Range$6,730 - $268,874
The average salary for a Financial Advisor is $75,169 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 167 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Financial Advisor employees in San Francisco, CA.

Seniority Levels

L2
Financial Advisor$75,169 /yr
L3
Senior Financial Advisor$106,710 /yr
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Merrill Lynch
3.9

Merrill Lynch

Financial Advisor

$70,000

 /yr
Range: $42K - $151K
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$42K

$151K

$41,975 - $151,308 Range

Northwestern Mutual
4

Northwestern Mutual

Financial Advisor

$53,779

 /yr
Range: $10K - $252K

$10K

$252K

$10,494 - $252,330 Range

Edward Jones
3.9

Edward Jones

Financial Advisor

$66,654

 /yr
Range: $34K - $1,645K

$34K

$1,645K

$33,890 - $1,644,977 Range

Wells Fargo
3.6

Wells Fargo

Financial Advisor

$64,655

 /yr
Range: $47K - $86K

$47K

$86K

$47,014 - $86,403 Range

UBS
3.8

UBS

Financial Advisor

$68,656

 /yr
Range: $38K - $182K

$38K

$182K

$37,842 - $181,686 Range

Ameriprise
3.8

Ameriprise

Financial Advisor

$60,927

 /yr
Range: $22K - $109K

$22K

$109K

$21,964 - $108,919 Range

J.P. Morgan
4

J.P. Morgan

Financial Advisor

$52,854

 /yr
Range: $44K - $62K

$44K

$62K

$44,461 - $62,132 Range

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MassMutual
3.9

MassMutual

Financial Advisor

$141,303

 /yr
Range: $75K - $208K

$75K

$208K

$74,554 - $208,052 Range

Charles Schwab
3.9

Charles Schwab

Financial Advisor

$62,609

 /yr
Range: $52K - $134K

$52K

$134K

$52,432 - $134,056 Range

Bank of the West
3.4

Bank of the West

Financial Advisor

$65,799

 /yr
Range: $56K - $133K

$56K

$133K

$56,414 - $132,820 Range

AXA
3.8

AXA

Financial Advisor

$26,855

 /yr
Range: $25K - $28K

$25K

$28K

$25,228 - $28,279 Range

Chase
3.7

Chase

Financial Advisor
About 

$38K -$58K

$38K

$58K

$37,531 - $57,633 Range

AIG
3.6

AIG

Financial Advisor
About 

$57K -$202K

$57K

$202K

$57,078 - $201,705 Range

LPL Financial
3.7

LPL Financial

Financial Advisor
About 

$342K -$370K

$342K

$370K

$342,317 - $369,920 Range

Equitable Advisors
4.1

Equitable Advisors

Financial Advisor
About 

$50K -$66K

$50K

$66K

$49,961 - $65,876 Range

Cetera Financial Group
3.2

Cetera Financial Group

Financial Advisor
About 

$77K -$176K

$77K

$176K

$77,341 - $176,457 Range

Peak American Financial Group
4.2

Peak American Financial Group

Financial Advisor
About 

$50K -$54K

$50K

$54K

$49,898 - $53,813 Range

Chigbu & Co

Financial Advisor
About 

$123K -$135K

$123K

$135K

$122,951 - $134,918 Range

3.9

Brouwer & Janachowski

Financial Advisor
About 

$131K -$141K

$131K

$141K

$130,554 - $141,253 Range

Walmart
3.3

Walmart

Financial Advisor
About 

$54K -$59K

$54K

$59K

$53,713 - $58,906 Range

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Recent Salary Reports

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$103,500
per year
An Engagement Financial Advisor (EFA) reported making $103,500 per year
Additional Pay
$16k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$67,500
per year
A Financial Advisor reported making $67,500 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$75,000
per year
A Financial Advisor reported making $75,000 per year
Additional Pay
$50k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$63,000
per year
An Engagement Financial Advisor (EFA) Analyst reported making $63,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$150,000
per year
A Financial Advisor reported making $150,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$70,000
per year
A Financial Advisor reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$54,959
per year
A Financial Advisor reported making $54,959 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$54,000
per year
A Financial Advisor reported making $54,000 per year
Additional Pay
$100k commissions
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public