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Personal Financial Advisors in Pennsylvania

Considering a career as a Personal Financial Advisor in Pennsylvania?

16.0% Jobs Projection
$78,470 Median Salary
1,040 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Personal Financial Advisors Work in Pennsylvania?

8,590 people worked as Personal Financial Advisors in 2018 in this state.

There were 8,230 Personal Financial Advisors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 360 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Pennsylvania

Jobs for Personal Financial Advisors in this state are growing at a rate of 16.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.9%.


Pennsylvania Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 1,040 annual job openings, and 12,600 total jobs in 2026 for Personal Financial Advisors in this state.

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

What do Personal Financial Advisors Make in Pennsylvania?

In 2018 wages for Personal Financial Advisors ranged from $43,390 to $208,000 with $78,470 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $20.86 to $100. The median hourly rate was $37.73.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $42.74 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $5.01.

The median salary in Pennsylvania is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Pennsylvania 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
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 5,760 $78,270
Pittsburgh, PA 1,750 $106,620
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 350 $73,150
Lancaster, PA 310 $74,810
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 250 $84,890
Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA 190 $60,780
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 190 n/a
Reading, PA 150 $54,910
York-Hanover, PA 90 $99,120
State College, PA 70 $66,280
Johnstown, PA 60 $73,170
Erie, PA 60 $64,980
Altoona, PA 50 $75,480
Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA 40 $62,760

Top States for Personal Financial Advisors Employment

The table below shows the states 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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