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Highest Paying Cities for Personal Financial Advisors

The top 100 highest paying cities for personal financial advisors (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of personal financial advisors in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $176,770, Napa, California is the highest paying city for personal financial advisors. It is followed by Montgomery, Alabama (average annual salary $167,120). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of personal financial advisors in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Personal Financial Advisors

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Napa, California
$176,770
60
2 Montgomery, Alabama
$167,120
180
3 Charlottesville, Virginia
$157,370
220
4 Winchester, West Virginia
$152,610
60
5 College Station-Bryan, Texas
$147,730
60
6 Ocala, Florida
$143,120
80
7 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$142,690
1,630
8 Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$139,480
80
9 Port St Lucie, Florida
$137,870
160
10 Rochester, New York
$136,590
570
11 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$134,750
300
12 Asheville, North Carolina
$132,610
200
13 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$132,530
4,500
14 Peabody, Massachusetts
$132,440
70
15 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$131,870
6,640
16 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$130,380
30,290
17 Athens-Clarke County, Georgia
$130,060
50
18 Toledo, Ohio
$128,360
190
19 Fresno, California
$126,020
230
20 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$123,900
200
21 Western Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$122,690
50
22 Mobile, Alabama
$120,960
240
23 Lynchburg, Virginia
$120,030
120
24 Naples-Marco Island, Florida
$120,000
410
25 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida
$118,730
180
26 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$117,210
23,360
27 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$115,320
1,400
28 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida
$115,020
150
29 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$114,470
350
30 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$114,280
2,560
31 Fort Smith, Oklahoma
$113,970
30
32 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$113,580
80
33 Santa Fe, New Mexico
$113,480
130
34 Salem, Oregon
$112,740
40
35 Savannah, Georgia
$112,730
110
36 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$111,660
1,820
37 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$110,850
60
38 Racine, Wisconsin
$110,720
50
39 Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$110,650
60
40 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
$110,590
230
41 Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$110,480
60
42 Richmond, Virginia
$110,350
1,010
43 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$108,620
100
44 Lakeland-Winter Haven, Florida
$108,350
180
45 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$107,690
1,240
46 Jacksonville, Florida
$107,530
1,110
47 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$106,810
560
48 Lawrence, Kansas
$104,890
40
49 Corpus Christi, Texas
$104,300
70
50 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$104,080
2,780
51 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$103,860
4,300
52 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$103,640
1,820
53 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$103,280
1,100
54 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$103,210
320
55 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$102,610
3,360
56 Iowa City, Iowa
$102,350
80
57 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$101,280
1,480
58 Johnstown, Pennsylvania
$101,220
60
59 Danbury, Connecticut
$101,060
150
60 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$100,690
1,350
61 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$99,710
6,730
62 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$98,970
640
63 Stockton, California
$98,570
50
64 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$97,470
480
65 Midland, Texas
$97,170
120
66 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$96,420
4,650
67 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$96,230
150
68 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$96,080
1,880
69 Manchester, New Hampshire
$95,900
110
70 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$95,830
280
71 Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$95,790
160
72 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$95,570
990
73 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, Florida
$95,460
400
74 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$95,110
3,760
75 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$94,980
2,220
76 Akron, Ohio
$94,960
290
77 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$94,580
4,430
78 Salinas, California
$94,500
100
79 Wilmington, New Jersey
$94,260
610
80 Spokane, Washington
$93,840
450
81 Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area, Florida
$93,810
40
82 Billings, Montana
$93,770
110
83 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$93,770
210
84 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, South Carolina
$93,390
410
85 Worcester, Massachusetts
$92,860
200
86 Bismarck, North Dakota
$92,510
80
87 Dover, Delaware
$92,290
40
88 Tacoma, Washington
$92,270
330
89 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$91,870
3,090
90 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, Florida
$91,650
110
91 Laredo, Texas
$91,520
40
92 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$91,500
1,850
93 Sherman-Denison, Texas
$91,030
30
94 Canton-Massillon, Ohio
$90,840
130
95 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$90,640
870
96 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$90,600
5,530
97 Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
$89,870
60
98 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$89,680
1,580
99 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Pennsylvania
$89,410
140
100 Abilene, Texas
$89,370
40
See also: Highest paying industries for personal financial advisors.