Personal Financial Advisor Salary Information in Wisconsin

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,480
25th Percentile Wage
$48,890
50th Percentile Wage
$75,000
75th Percentile Wage
$140,070
90th Percentile Wage
$165,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for personal financial advisors in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $165,500. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $75,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,480.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18.02
25th Percentile Wage
$23.51
50th Percentile Wage
$36.06
75th Percentile Wage
$67.34
90th Percentile Wage
$79.56

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for personal financial advisors in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $79.56. The median hourly salary is $36.06. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.02.

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
201675,00021.63%36.76%
201558,7807.55%-
201454,34012.51%-
201347,5400.23%-
201247,430--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of personal financial advisors in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of personal financial advisors in state of Wisconsin ranges from $35,150 to $110,720. The highest paying area for personal financial advisors in Wisconsin is Racine with a median annual salary of $110,720. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Lake County-Kenosha County (mean annual salary $98,970). The lowest paying area is Wausau with a median annual salary of $35,150.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Racine
$110,720
Lake County-Kenosha County
$98,970
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$91,870
Appleton
$88,340
La Crosse
$84,100
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$81,360
Duluth
$79,530
Madison
$72,510
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$69,540
Green Bay
$65,630
Oshkosh-Neenah
$54,940
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$52,650
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$49,620
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$46,850
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$43,000
Janesville
$37,710
Wausau
$35,150


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