Personal Financial Advisor Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for personal financial advisors in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of personal financial advisors among Texas metropolitan areas 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 Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,750
25th Percentile Wage
$55,060
50th Percentile Wage
$86,960
75th Percentile Wage
$139,330
90th Percentile Wage
$182,030

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for personal financial advisors in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $182,030. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $86,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,750.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.59
25th Percentile Wage
$26.47
50th Percentile Wage
$41.81
75th Percentile Wage
$66.98
90th Percentile Wage
$87.52

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for personal financial advisors in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $87.52. The median hourly salary is $41.81. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.59.

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
201686,96012.22%28.35%
201576,3307.02%-
201470,97010.95%-
201363,2001.41%-
201262,310--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of personal financial advisors in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of personal financial advisors in state of Texas ranges from $30,630 to $147,730. The highest paying area for personal financial advisors in Texas is College Station-Bryan with a median annual salary of $147,730. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Corpus Christi (mean annual salary $104,300). The lowest paying area is Central Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $30,630.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
College Station-Bryan
$147,730
Corpus Christi
$104,300
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$102,610
Midland
$97,170
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$96,420
Laredo
$91,520
Sherman-Denison
$91,030
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$89,870
Abilene
$89,370
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$85,720
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$80,950
Wichita Falls
$75,760
Amarillo
$75,310
Fort Worth-Arlington
$69,710
Tyler
$67,380
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$66,380
Lubbock
$59,560
Brownsville-Harlingen
$55,070
Waco
$54,140
El Paso
$50,770
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$43,000
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$38,860
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$30,630


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