Personal Financial Advisor Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for personal financial advisors in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of personal financial advisors amongst Georgia metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Personal Financial Advisors in Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,950
25th Percentile Wage
$55,340
50th Percentile Wage
$91,610
75th Percentile Wage
$167,970
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for personal financial advisors in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $167,970. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $91,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,950.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.76
25th Percentile Wage
$26.61
50th Percentile Wage
$44.04
75th Percentile Wage
$80.75
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for personal financial advisors in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $80.75. The median hourly salary is $44.04. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.76.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of personal financial advisors from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201691,6105.35%25.05%
201586,7109.10%-
201478,820-0.13%-
201378,92013.00%-
201268,660--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Personal Financial Advisors in Georgia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of personal financial advisors in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of personal financial advisors in state of Georgia ranges from $37,660 to $130,060. The highest paying area for personal financial advisors in Georgia is Athens-Clarke County with a median annual salary of $130,060. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Savannah (mean annual salary $112,730). The lowest paying area is South Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $37,660.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Athens-Clarke County
$130,060
Savannah
$112,730
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$94,580
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$86,590
Gainesville
$82,750
Columbus
$64,210
Macon
$59,850
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$37,660


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