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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 $184,390, Santa Fe, New Mexico is the highest paying city for personal financial advisors. It is followed by Visalia-Porterville, California (average annual salary $181,900). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [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 Santa Fe, New Mexico
$184,390
90
2 Visalia-Porterville, California
$181,900
30
3 Montgomery, Alabama
$167,120
180
4 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, Florida
$165,270
530
5 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire
$155,460
60
6 Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, New Hampshire
$154,880
30
7 Winchester, West Virginia
$152,610
60
8 Peabody, Massachusetts
$151,570
80
9 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$150,460
25,670
10 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$149,660
4,510
11 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, North Carolina
$148,910
50
12 The Villages, USA
$148,860
50
13 Staunton-Waynesboro, USA
$147,370
50
14 Lebanon, Pennsylvania
$146,190
n/a
15 Utica-Rome, New York
$141,570
90
16 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$139,530
6,550
17 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$139,010
29,880
18 Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$137,450
n/a
19 Coeur dAlene, Idaho
$136,560
70
20 Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$136,280
80
21 Altoona, Pennsylvania
$135,910
40
22 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida
$133,390
150
23 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$131,940
1,260
24 College Station-Bryan, Texas
$131,760
60
25 Cumberland, West Virginia
$131,270
40
26 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$130,580
1,600
27 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$130,370
900
28 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$130,180
230
29 Gainesville, Florida
$128,040
50
30 Elmira, New York
$127,680
50
31 Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$126,930
110
32 Naples-Marco Island, Florida
$126,510
440
33 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$126,040
100
34 Camden, New Jersey
$124,180
420
35 Gainesville, Georgia
$123,290
40
36 Western Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$122,690
40
37 Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, Florida
$119,320
70
38 Port St Lucie, Florida
$118,910
170
39 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Pennsylvania
$118,490
130
40 Missoula, Montana
$117,480
70
41 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$117,210
23,360
42 Pueblo, Colorado
$117,000
n/a
43 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$115,760
70
44 Ithaca, New York
$114,650
70
45 Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$114,550
70
46 Albany, Georgia
$113,880
60
47 San Rafael, USA
$113,770
440
48 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$113,580
80
49 Chico, California
$113,180
50
50 Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$112,720
100
51 Savannah, Georgia
$112,200
90
52 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$112,180
1,710
53 Athens-Clarke County, Georgia
$111,830
60
54 Lewiston-Auburn, Maine
$111,680
n/a
55 Rochester, New York
$111,590
570
56 Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$110,990
60
57 Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$110,480
60
58 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$109,290
1,930
59 Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$108,850
n/a
60 Boulder, Colorado
$108,570
240
61 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$108,560
1,970
62 Ocala, Florida
$107,580
80
63 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$107,520
360
64 Manchester, New Hampshire
$107,260
110
65 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$107,020
3,250
66 Great Falls, Montana
$106,900
40
67 Dothan, Alabama
$106,130
60
68 Fresno, California
$105,820
240
69 Greeley, Colorado
$105,320
40
70 Lawrence, Kansas
$104,890
40
71 Charlottesville, Virginia
$104,800
220
72 Iowa City, Iowa
$104,590
70
73 Corpus Christi, Texas
$104,300
70
74 Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, South Carolina
$104,030
30
75 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$103,880
840
76 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$103,740
1,440
77 Glens Falls, New York
$103,550
50
78 Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$103,430
30
79 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$103,370
4,710
80 Longview, Texas
$102,350
60
81 Jacksonville, Florida
$102,350
1,730
82 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$102,240
50
83 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, New Jersey
$102,110
30
84 St Joseph, Missouri
$101,710
30
85 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$101,110
4,300
86 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$100,860
1,430
87 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$100,810
2,720
88 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$99,820
1,320
89 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$98,870
1,760
90 Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$98,620
70
91 Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina
$98,410
180
92 Fort Wayne, Indiana
$98,160
350
93 Richmond, Virginia
$97,250
1,140
94 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$97,240
150
95 Midland, Texas
$97,210
120
96 Wilmington, New Jersey
$97,000
500
97 Napa, California
$96,970
60
98 Asheville, North Carolina
$96,840
240
99 Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$96,270
120
100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$96,230
150
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