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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,800
25th Percentile Wage
$66,860
50th Percentile Wage
$101,830
75th Percentile Wage
$173,370
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 $101,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,800.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.39
25th Percentile Wage
$32.14
50th Percentile Wage
$48.96
75th Percentile Wage
$83.35
90th Percentile Wage
$85.37

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for personal financial advisors in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $85.37. The median hourly salary is $48.96. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.39.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of personal financial advisors from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016101,8304.26%22.25%
201597,4906.45%-
201491,20010.04%-
201382,0403.50%-
201279,170--

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 $114,470. The highest paying area for personal financial advisors in New Jersey is Trenton-Ewing with a median annual salary of $114,470. 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
Trenton-Ewing
$114,470
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$113,580
Wilmington
$94,260
Camden
$87,450
Edison-New Brunswick
$86,660


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