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Personal Financial Advisors Salary, Earnings and Wage Information

  Pay Period Low Median High
  Hourly $15.55 $31.79 $70.01+
  Annual $32,300 $66,100 $145,600
  • “High” indicates 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.
  • “Median” indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
  • “Low” indicates 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
  • “N/A” indicates the data is not available.

Notes: The yearly wage data presented above represents U.S. workers who are employed full-time with year-round schedules.

Occupation Description

Personal Financial Advisors advise clients on financial plans utilizing knowledge of tax and investment strategies, insurance, securities, pension plans, and real estate. Their duties include assessing clients’ income and expenditure, and setting financial objectives to establish investment strategies.