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Firm Reps ▼$100K-$499K reps$500K+ repsAvg. annual payoutEmployeesCFPs
1Lincoln Financial Network8,9350007560
2Cambridge Investment Research Inc.3,9561,369343$262,588754778
3Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc.3,36400000
4Cetera Advisor Networks3,07100$180,4683630
5Royal Alliance Associates Inc.2,876635212$239,646900
6Securities America Inc.2,506912290$225,295661674
7SagePoint Financial Inc.2,344578140$190,7322990
8Commonwealth Financial Network2,195939708$512,017854795
9Signator Investors Inc.2,007743142$158,269237554
10Woodbury Financial Services1,936538106$195,5381190
11Voya Financial Advisors Inc.1,800680126$182,991261283
12Principal Securities, Inc. (fka Princor Financial Services Corp.)1,76738238$95,5172950
13FSC Securities Corp.1,710374144$228,8841980
14Lincoln Investment Planning, LLC1,487414132$210,665428223
15Waddell & Reed Financial Advisors1,467779181$175,302503261
16Cetera Advisors1,45000$205,6752010
17Securian Financial Services Inc.1,134449157$237,192191204
18ProEquities Inc.1,08219633$112,1051080
19American Portfolios Financial Services Inc.83732262$191,434100102
20The O.N. Equity Sales Co.83713710$82,2144878
21M Holdings Securities Inc. (M Securities)83018282$284,5305764
22Cadaret, Grant & Co. Inc.83030367$214,380108141
23First Allied Securities, Inc.75500$258,2371540
24Questar Capital Corp.64027632$160,6009136
25Centaurus Financial Inc.633348147$234,12185236
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