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4,306 Financial Advisor Salaries

Financial Advisors earn $51,000 annually on average, or $25 per hour, which is 18% 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 (521 salaries)

Equal to national average Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
-$9K (16%) less than average Morgan Stanley salary ($60K)
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-$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."
+$70K (81%) more than average Morgan Stanley 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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$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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$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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$40K American Intercontinental University's Average Financial Advisor Salary (1 salaries)

-$11K (24%) less than national average Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
Equal to average American Intercontinental University salary ($40K)
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Equal to average American Intercontinental University Financial Advisor salary ($40K)
"I feel that I am getting paid an average amount for what I do. I am not complaining about what I make and I am very appreciative."

$35K Colorado Technical University's Average Financial Advisor Salary (1 salaries)

-$16K (37%) less than national average Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
-$3K (8%) less than average Colorado Technical University salary ($38K)
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Equal to average Colorado Technical University Financial Advisor salary ($35K)
"The pay at CTU is about average for the job."

$31K Thomson Reuters' Average Financial Advisor Salary (1 salaries)

-$20K (48%) less than national average Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
-$40K (78%) less than average Thomson Reuters salary ($71K)
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Equal to average Thomson Reuters Financial Advisor salary ($31K)
"Based on location it's okay."

$51K Merrill Lynch's Average Financial Advisor Salary (641 salaries)

Equal to national average Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
-$14K (24%) less than average Merrill Lynch salary ($65K)
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+$30K (45%) more than average Merrill Lynch Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
+$9K (16%) more than average Merrill Lynch Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
-$1K (1%) less than average Merrill Lynch Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
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$51K Edward Jones' Average Financial Advisor Salary (449 salaries)

Equal to national average Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
+$10K (21%) more than average Edward Jones salary ($41K)
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+$10K (17%) more than average Edward Jones Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
-$16K (37%) less than average Edward Jones Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
+$40K (56%) more than average Edward Jones Financial Advisor salary ($51K)
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