Financial advisor earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Financial advisor salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Wisconsin $99,540
Rhode Island $99,390
Kentucky $99,110
Illinois $98,210
Alabama $97,080
Maryland $95,840
Vermont $94,480
North Carolina $85,800
New Mexico $82,440
Arkansas $81,700
Ohio $81,570
New Jersey $81,410
Oregon $81,410
New Hampshire $80,950
Louisiana $80,540
Georgia $80,400
Kansas $80,400
Colorado $80,110
Minnesota $79,840
Missouri $79,650
Nebraska $79,650
Texas $79,400
Wyoming $78,950
Iowa $78,430
Alaska $77,970
Indiana $77,880
Michigan $77,750
Florida $77,570
Idaho $77,500
Nevada $77,300
Oklahoma $77,300
South Carolina $76,390
Virgin Islands, U.S. $76,130
Tennessee $75,530
Arizona $64,100
Utah $63,240
West Virginia $62,610
North Dakota $62,380
Hawaii $61,690
Mississippi $48,550
Puerto Rico $36,820
New York $131,520
District of Columbia $127,930
South Dakota $125,100
Maine $124,410
Massachusetts $121,960
Washington $117,350
Delaware $106,510
Connecticut $103,360
Montana $103,010
Virginia $100,680
Pennsylvania $100,410
California $100,260

How do financial advisor salaries compare to similar careers?

Financial advisors earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than financial managers but more than operations research analysts.

Career Median Salary
Financial manager salary $132K
Bank manager salary $132K
Investment fund manager salary $125K
Actuary salary $106K
Financial advisor salary $94K
Financial analyst salary $92K
Business analyst salary $93K
Statistician salary $96K
Operations research analyst salary $82K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)