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Firm Reps ▲$100K-$499K reps$500K+ repsAvg. annual payoutEmployeesCFPs
18M Holdings Securities Inc. (M Securities)834
17Securian Financial Services Inc.1,210
16Cetera Advisors1,315
15Waddell & Reed Financial Advisors1,467779181$175,302503261
14Lincoln Investment Planning, LLC1,512
13FSC Securities Corp.1,710374144$228,8841980
12Voya Financial Advisors Inc.1,883
11Woodbury Financial Services1,936538106$195,5381190
10Signator Investors Inc.2,007743142$158,269237554
9Principal Securities, Inc. (fka Princor Financial Services Corp.)2,122
8Commonwealth Financial Network2,195939708$512,017854795
7SagePoint Financial Inc.2,344578140$190,7322990
6Securities America Inc.2,506912290$225,295661674
5Cetera Advisor Networks2,638
4Royal Alliance Associates Inc.2,876635212$239,646900
3Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc.3,273
2Cambridge Investment Research Inc.3,834
1Lincoln Financial Network8,935
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