Personal Financial Advisor Salary Information in New Jersey

The average annual and hourly salaries for personal financial advisors in the state of New Jersey are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of personal financial advisors amongst New Jersey cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Personal Financial Advisors in New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,860
25th Percentile Wage
$63,880
50th Percentile Wage
$99,490
75th Percentile Wage
$167,610
90th Percentile Wage
$177,560

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for personal financial advisors in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $177,560. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $99,490. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,860.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of personal financial advisors from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$99,490
-2.35% 20.42%
2016
$101,830
4.26% -
2015
$97,490
6.45% -
2014
$91,200
10.04% -
2013
$82,040
3.50% -
2012
$79,170
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Personal Financial Advisors in New Jersey Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of personal financial advisors in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of personal financial advisors in state of New Jersey ranges from $86,660 to $124,180. The highest paying area for personal financial advisors in New Jersey is Camden with a median annual salary of $124,180. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Atlantic City-Hammonton (mean annual salary $113,580). The lowest paying area is Edison-New Brunswick with a median annual salary of $86,660.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Camden
$124,180
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$113,580
Trenton-Ewing
$107,520
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton
$102,110
Wilmington
$97,000
Edison-New Brunswick
$86,660




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