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Personal Financial Advisor Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of personal financial advisors in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare personal financial advisor salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Personal Financial Advisors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,520
25th Percentile Wage
$45,310
50th Percentile Wage
$66,230
75th Percentile Wage
$95,080
90th Percentile Wage
$150,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for personal financial advisors in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $150,690. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $66,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid personal financial advisors is $28,520.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$66,230
26.95% 26.15%
2016
$48,380
-6.26% -
2015
$51,410
3.91% -
2014
$49,400
1.78% -
2013
$48,520
-0.80% -
2012
$48,910
- -

Compare Personal Financial Advisor Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of personal financial advisors in six industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $77,440. The lowest paying industry is the state government, including schools and hospitals industry (annual salary $44,360). For detailed personal financial advisor salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$77,440
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$72,020
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$66,230
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$54,730
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$52,910
State government, including schools and hospitals
$44,360

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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