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Want to work in New York as a Personal Financial Advisor? Read this first!

15.5% Jobs Projection
$136,830 Median Salary
3,030 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Personal Financial Advisors in New York are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Personal Financial Advisors in New York is growing faster than average.

  • Personal Financial Advisors in New York earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Personal Financial Advisors Work in New York?

In New York, there were 26,710 people working as Personal Financial Advisors in the year 2018.

There were 28,000 Personal Financial Advisors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 1,290 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 1,820 Personal Financial Advisors working in it, which means New York has more Personal Financial Advisors than average.


Job Projections for New York

Jobs for Personal Financial Advisors in this state are growing at a rate of 15.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.9%.


New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 3,030 annual Personal Financial Advisors job openings in New York, and 36,950 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 25,500 annual jobs and 312,300 total jobs in 2026.

What do Personal Financial Advisors Make in New York?

In 2018 wages for Personal Financial Advisors ranged from $54,390 to $208,000 with $136,830 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $26.15 to $100. The median hourly rate was $65.78.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $68.99 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $3.21.

The median salary in New York is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top New York Metros for Personal Financial Advisors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Personal Financial Advisors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 27,570 $135,510
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 720 $95,880
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 580 $89,070
Rochester, NY 480 $89,790
Syracuse, NY 350 $59,450
Utica-Rome, NY 80 $150,470
Binghamton, NY 80 $63,450
Kingston, NY 50 $57,540

Top States for Personal Financial Advisors Employment

View the list below to see where most Personal Financial Advisors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 26,710 $136,830
California 24,890 $96,490
Florida 14,080 $90,460
Texas 10,830 $88,220
Massachusetts 9,060 $82,060
Illinois 8,940 $88,760
Pennsylvania 8,590 $78,470
North Carolina 7,010 $97,960
Ohio 6,000 $74,390
Michigan 5,210 $73,050
Missouri 5,050 $63,000
Wisconsin 4,730 $88,590
New Jersey 4,700 $107,250
Georgia 4,660 $96,980
Connecticut 4,470 $98,000
Virginia 4,370 $83,220
Maryland 4,290 $81,360
Colorado 4,010 $85,120
Indiana 3,740 $90,150
Minnesota 3,720 $79,010

Below are the states where Personal Financial Advisors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New York $136,830
District of Columbia $136,660
New Jersey $107,250
Delaware $101,920
Maine $101,550
Washington $99,960
Connecticut $98,000
North Carolina $97,960
Georgia $96,980
California $96,490

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