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Personal Financial Advisors in Wisconsin

Is Wisconsin a good place for you to work as a Personal Financial Advisor?

22.7% Jobs Projection
$88,590 Median Salary
560 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Personal Financial Advisors Work in Wisconsin?

There were approximately 4,730 workers employed as Personal Financial Advisors in this state in 2018.

There were 4,950 Personal Financial Advisors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 220 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Wisconsin

Jobs for Personal Financial Advisors in this state are growing at a rate of 22.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.9%.


Wisconsin Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 560 annual job openings, and a total of 6,590 jobs for Wisconsin Personal Financial Advisors in 2026.

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

What do Personal Financial Advisors Make in Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Personal Financial Advisors ranged from $50,100 to $208,000 with $88,590 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $24.09 to $100. The median hourly rate was $42.59.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $37.97 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $4.62.

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


Top Wisconsin 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 7,860 $93,230
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3,110 $80,360
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 2,780 $92,640
Madison, WI 530 $87,230
Green Bay, WI 290 $72,420
Appleton, WI 260 $106,920
Eau Claire, WI 100 $106,020
Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 90 $84,760
Wausau, WI 90 $88,040
Duluth, MN-WI 90 $100,010
La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN 80 $100,750
Sheboygan, WI 50 $122,480
Racine, WI 40 $71,700
Janesville-Beloit, WI 40 $76,750

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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