Personal Financial Advisor Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of personal financial advisors in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare personal financial advisor salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Personal Financial Advisors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,250
25th Percentile Wage
$35,510
50th Percentile Wage
$52,380
75th Percentile Wage
$74,840
90th Percentile Wage
$95,930

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for personal financial advisors in the industry sector of educational services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) personal financial advisors is $95,930. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid personal financial advisors is $29,250.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of personal financial advisors in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,380-5.33%10.12%
201555,17020.41%-
201443,910-10.11%-
201348,3502.63%-
201247,080--

Compare Personal Financial Advisor Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of personal financial advisors in six industries in the educational services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for personal financial advisor occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - state government owned industry with an annual salary $54,330. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry (annual salary $44,510). For detailed personal financial advisor salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$54,330
Educational Services - State government owned
$53,530
Educational Services - Privately owned
$52,920
Educational Services
$52,380
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$46,260
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$44,510

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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