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
$29,460
25th Percentile Wage
$34,370
50th Percentile Wage
$43,790
75th Percentile Wage
$61,140
90th Percentile Wage
$93,000

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 $93,000. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $43,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid personal financial advisors is $29,460.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of personal financial advisors in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$43,790
-19.62% -7.51%
2016
$52,380
-5.33% -
2015
$55,170
20.41% -
2014
$43,910
-10.11% -
2013
$48,350
2.63% -
2012
$47,080
- -

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

The average salaries of personal financial advisors in ten 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 technical and trade schools - privately owned industry with an annual salary $62,070. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $37,530). For detailed personal financial advisor salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$62,070
Technical and Trade Schools
$60,780
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$53,870
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$53,350
Educational Services - Privately owned
$51,580
Educational Services
$43,790
Educational Services - State government owned
$39,700
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$38,890
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$38,010
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$37,530

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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