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4,320 Financial Advisor Salaries

Financial Advisors earn $51,000 annually on average, or $25 per hour, which is 21% less than the national average for all working Americans. Our data indicates that the best paid Financial Advisors work for Plante & Moran at $119,000 annually while the lowest paid Financial Advisors work for Joseph Stevens & Co. earning approximately $16,000 each year.

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$51K Morgan Stanley's Average Financial Advisor Salary (522 salaries)

Equal to national average Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
-$9K (16%) less than average Morgan Stanley salary ($60K)
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+$24K (38%) more than average Morgan Stanley Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
"It pays well during the initial period but it does decline as your commissions begin to offset that decline."
-$11K (24%) less than average Morgan Stanley Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
"I believe at my age, work experience, and the amount of developing skills I attained the salary was a great opportunity, sound, and fair."
+$14K (24%) more than average Morgan Stanley Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
"OK, I also had a commission."
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$51K Merrill Lynch's Average Financial Advisor Salary (643 salaries)

Equal to national average Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
-$14K (24%) less than average Merrill Lynch salary ($65K)
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+$49K (64%) more than average Merrill Lynch Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
"The salary is competitive as to competitors."
+$4K (7%) more than average Merrill Lynch Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
"I think it is better than competitors"
+$30K (45%) more than average Merrill Lynch Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
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$51K JPMorgan's Average Financial Advisor Salary (181 salaries)

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-$8K (17%) less than average JPMorgan Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
"Surely underpaid. In this recession and with all the economic and geopolitical issues around us. I am surely being underpaid.I just received a call yesterday from India, I lady was over the phone trying to recruit me for a company in the United States.Soon we are going to find that the employment companies getting unemployed. How do you like that"
+$4K (7%) more than average JPMorgan Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
"The compensation is poor. They need to be more competative."
-$21K (51%) less than average JPMorgan Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
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$51K Waddell & Reed Financial's Average Financial Advisor Salary (128 salaries)

Equal to national average Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
+$10K (21%) more than average Waddell & Reed Financial salary ($41K)
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-$21K (51%) less than average Waddell & Reed Financial Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
"I'm just being paid what I am worth at the moment, not over or under."
-$27K (72%) less than average Waddell & Reed Financial Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
-$27K (72%) less than average Waddell & Reed Financial Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
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$56K Northwestern Mutual's Average Financial Advisor Salary (26 salaries)

+$5K (9%) more than national average Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
+$15K (30%) more than average Northwestern Mutual salary ($41K)
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-$6K (11%) less than average Northwestern Mutual Financial Advisor salary ($56K)
"I am satisfied. I would like a basic salary to offset when not getting a commission."
-$26K (60%) less than average Northwestern Mutual Financial Advisor salary ($56K)
+$15K (23%) more than average Northwestern Mutual Financial Advisor salary ($56K)
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$43K Scotiabank's Average Financial Advisor Salary (2 salaries)

-$8K (17%) less than national average Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
-$17K (33%) less than average Scotiabank salary ($60K)
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-$3K (7%) less than average Scotiabank Financial Advisor salary ($43K)
"The pay at Scotiabank is decent for my role as a financial advisor. It’s $38,000 and the right training and promotion could rise to $48,000."
+$2K (4%) more than average Scotiabank Financial Advisor salary ($43K)
"Although salary is not par with other top banks of Canada. The company will make sure they take great care of their employees."

$51K Ameriprise Financial's Average Financial Advisor Salary (463 salaries)

Equal to national average Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
+$3K (6%) more than average Ameriprise Financial salary ($48K)
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-$11K (24%) less than average Ameriprise Financial Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
"I believe I am underpaid currently. I have hopes of advancing where I currently am at, but that hasn't happened as fast as I thought it would."
-$21K (51%) less than average Ameriprise Financial Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
-$1K (1%) less than average Ameriprise Financial Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
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$51K Wells Fargo's Average Financial Advisor Salary (63 salaries)

Equal to national average Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
+$3K (6%) more than average Wells Fargo salary ($48K)
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+$60K (74%) more than average Wells Fargo Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
-$10K (21%) less than average Wells Fargo Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
Equal to average Wells Fargo Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
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$51K Thrivent Financial's Average Financial Advisor Salary (14 salaries)

Equal to national average Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
+$4K (8%) more than average Thrivent Financial salary ($47K)
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+$19K (31%) more than average Thrivent Financial Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
"Our salary is competitive depending on the product that you are selling. When it comes to certain products we have very good compensation but on others there is much room for improvement."
Equal to average Thrivent Financial Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
+$20K (32%) more than average Thrivent Financial Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
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$51K AXA Equitable's Average Financial Advisor Salary (10 salaries)

Equal to national average Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
-$14K (24%) less than average AXA Equitable salary ($65K)
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+$10K (17%) more than average AXA Equitable Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
-$11K (24%) less than average AXA Equitable Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
Equal to average AXA Equitable Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
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