Financial Advisor salary in California

Average salary
$97,500/yr
Based on 1,828 income tax records
$31,500
$460,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$31,500
$460,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Financial Advisors make?
The average total salary for a Financial Advisor is $97,500 per year. This is based on data from 1,828 TurboTax users who reported their job as Financial Advisor and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Financial Advisor salary can vary between $31,500 to $460,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Financial Advisor salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Redwood City, CA
11 income tax records
$210,500/yr
$157K – $407K
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San Francisco, CA
176 income tax records
$153,500/yr
$94K – $239K
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Danville, CA
14 income tax records
$152,500/yr
$82K – $278K
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Carlsbad, CA
16 income tax records
$143,000/yr
$77K – $253K
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Redondo Beach, CA
12 income tax records
$137,500/yr
$97K – $172K
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Huntington Beach, CA
16 income tax records
$133,500/yr
$97K – $189K
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San Mateo, CA
10 income tax records
$127,500/yr
$108K – $323K
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Los Angeles, CA
110 income tax records
$116,000/yr
$75K – $209K
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Santa Monica, CA
27 income tax records
$113,000/yr
$74K – $171K
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San Jose, CA
61 income tax records
$110,500/yr
$72K – $154K
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Roseville, CA
14 income tax records
$108,500/yr
$80K – $220K
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Oakland, CA
23 income tax records
$104,000/yr
$80K – $174K
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Ladera Ranch, CA
13 income tax records
$102,500/yr
$73K – $155K
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Tustin, CA
11 income tax records
$91,000/yr
$72K – $121K
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San Diego, CA
106 income tax records
$89,500/yr
$59K – $144K
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Walnut Creek, CA
30 income tax records
$89,000/yr
$71K – $121K
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Newport Beach, CA
23 income tax records
$87,000/yr
$67K – $137K
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Costa Mesa, CA
17 income tax records
$84,500/yr
$57K – $124K
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Irvine, CA
30 income tax records
$80,000/yr
$67K – $116K
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Sacramento, CA
27 income tax records
$78,500/yr
$58K – $117K
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Bakersfield, CA
10 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$56K – $121K
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Santa Ana, CA
11 income tax records
$74,000/yr
$60K – $124K
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Long Beach, CA
15 income tax records
$73,500/yr
$58K – $77K
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Laguna Niguel, CA
10 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$54K – $115K
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Santa Barbara, CA
15 income tax records
$71,500/yr
$55K – $97K

Financial Advisor salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Stifel Nicolaus Co, California
18 income tax records
$265,000/yr
$161K – $289K
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Goldman Sachs, California
15 income tax records
$207,000/yr
$135K – $346K
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UBS, California
30 income tax records
$183,000/yr
$111K – $372K
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Fidelity, California
38 income tax records
$166,500/yr
$136K – $202K
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MUFG, California
16 income tax records
$161,000/yr
$117K – $193K
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Royal Bank Of Canada, California
13 income tax records
$160,000/yr
$118K – $307K
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Wells Fargo, California
152 income tax records
$143,500/yr
$88K – $218K
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Morgan Stanley, California
179 income tax records
$132,000/yr
$77K – $220K
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Charles Schwab, California
34 income tax records
$124,000/yr
$80K – $171K
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TriNet, California
24 income tax records
$123,500/yr
$101K – $190K
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Ameriprise Financial Services, California
11 income tax records
$113,500/yr
$87K – $140K
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Insperity, California
19 income tax records
$103,000/yr
$59K – $141K
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JPMorgan Chase, California
100 income tax records
$94,000/yr
$71K – $171K
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Citigroup Global Mkts, California
18 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$74K – $160K
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TD Ameritrade, California
15 income tax records
$87,000/yr
$68K – $119K
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Merrill Lynch, California
273 income tax records
$84,500/yr
$64K – $120K
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Edward Jones, California
112 income tax records
$80,000/yr
$56K – $107K
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Axa Distribution Holding Corp, California
19 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$31K – $48K
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Prudential Financial, California
17 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$33K – $61K

Financial Advisor demographics in California

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52% are single
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48% are married
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38% have kids
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55% own a home

Financial Advisor salaries by age in California

$0
$31,500
$63,000
$94,500
$126,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Financial Advisors in California

1,828 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a financial advisor in California is $97,500 per year. Financial advisor salaries in California can vary between $31,500 to $460,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,828 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as financial advisor.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for financial advisors in California: Stifel Nicolaus Co ($265,000 a year), Goldman Sachs ($207,000 a year), and UBS ($183,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for financial advisors in California: Redwood City, CA ($210,500 a year), San Francisco, CA ($153,500 a year), and Danville, CA ($152,500 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.