How much does a Financial Advisor make?

Updated Jun 16, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$57,630 /yr
Average Base Pay

6,057 salaries

$30K

Low

$58K

Average

$111K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Financial Advisor is $57,630 in United States. Filter by location to see Financial Advisor salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 6,057 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Financial Advisor employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Financial Advisor$57,628 /yr
L3
Senior Financial Advisor$90,365 /yr
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Edward Jones
3.9

Edward Jones

Financial Advisor

$47,074

 /yr
Range: $17K - $253K
2,212 salaries
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$17K

$253K

$16,639 - $252,500 Range

Merrill Lynch
3.9

Merrill Lynch

Financial Advisor

$66,541

 /yr
Range: $41K - $262K

$41K

$262K

$41,471 - $262,326 Range

Northwestern Mutual
4

Northwestern Mutual

Financial Advisor

$79,118

 /yr
Range: $1K - $385K

$1K

$385K

$1,021 - $385,301 Range

Ameriprise
3.8

Ameriprise

Financial Advisor

$52,473

 /yr
Range: $4 - $480K

$4

$480K

$4 - $479,850 Range

Wells Fargo
3.6

Wells Fargo

Financial Advisor

$55,348

 /yr
Range: $4K - $305K

$4K

$305K

$4,172 - $305,107 Range

Equitable Advisors
4.1

Equitable Advisors

Financial Advisor

$28,583

 /yr
Range: $1 - $319K

$1

$319K

$1 - $319,359 Range

J.P. Morgan
4

J.P. Morgan

Financial Advisor

$49,809

 /yr
Range: $24K - $152K

$24K

$152K

$23,862 - $152,476 Range

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USAA
3.8

USAA

Financial Advisor

$62,041

 /yr
Range: $43K - $111K

$43K

$111K

$43,494 - $111,238 Range

AIG
3.6

AIG

Financial Advisor

$47,749

 /yr
Range: $1 - $165K

$1

$165K

$1 - $165,026 Range

UBS
3.8

UBS

Financial Advisor

$58,323

 /yr
Range: $25K - $261K

$25K

$261K

$24,569 - $260,756 Range

Vanguard
3.5

Vanguard

Financial Advisor

$64,054

 /yr
Range: $50K - $131K

$50K

$131K

$50,293 - $131,267 Range

New York Life
3.9

New York Life

Financial Advisor

$58,339

 /yr
Range: $1 - $335K

$1

$335K

$1 - $334,570 Range

Raymond James Financial
4

Raymond James Financial

Financial Advisor

$54,737

 /yr
Range: $20K - $220K

$20K

$220K

$19,517 - $219,835 Range

Prudential
3.8

Prudential

Financial Advisor

$47,647

 /yr
Range: $1 - $289K

$1

$289K

$1 - $288,660 Range

MassMutual
3.9

MassMutual

Financial Advisor

$41,192

 /yr
Range: $1 - $208K

$1

$208K

$1 - $208,052 Range

PNC Financial Services Group
3.7

PNC Financial Services Group

Financial Advisor

$53,985

 /yr
Range: $27K - $327K

$27K

$327K

$27,163 - $327,263 Range

Waddell & Reed
3.9

Waddell & Reed

Financial Advisor

$41,360

 /yr
Range: $113 - $394K

$113

$394K

$113 - $393,867 Range

McAdam
4

McAdam

Financial Advisor

$61,759

 /yr
Range: $1 - $199K

$1

$199K

$1 - $198,719 Range

LPL Financial
3.7

LPL Financial

Financial Advisor

$77,600

 /yr
Range: $31K - $351K

$31K

$351K

$30,879 - $351,354 Range

Citi
3.9

Citi

Financial Advisor

$67,887

 /yr
Range: $34K - $223K

$34K

$223K

$34,371 - $223,426 Range

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Recent Salary Reports

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$75,000
per year
A Financial Advisor in the Joplin, MO Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Joplin, MO Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$103,500
per year
An Engagement Financial Advisor (EFA) in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $103,500 per year
Additional Pay
$16k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$54,959
per year
A PMD Financial Advisor in the New Orleans, LA Area area reported making $54,959 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New Orleans, LA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$45,000
per year
A Financial Advisor in the Jackson, MS Area area reported making $45,000 per year
Job Highlights
Jackson, MS Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$42,740
per year
A Financial Advisor in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $42,740 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$25,000
per year
A Financial Advisor in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $25,000 per year
Additional Pay
$300k commissions
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$105,500
per year
A Financial Advisor in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $105,500 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$71,479
per year
A Financial Advisor in the Dayton, OH Area area reported making $71,479 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Dayton, OH Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$100,000
per year
A Financial Advisor in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public