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Firm Reps$100K-$499K reps$500K+ repsAvg. annual payout ▼EmployeesCFPs
1Cambridge Investment Research Inc.3,496
2Cetera Financial Specialists1,273
3Spire Investment Partners LLC
4Cetera Advisors1,195
5Cetera Advisor Networks2,517
6Commonwealth Financial Network1,663
7Prospera Financial Services Inc.127
8World Capital Brokerage, Inc68
9Princor Financial Services Corp.2,108
10VSR Financial Services Inc.262
11CUNA Brokerage Services Inc.474
12Kovack Securities Inc.365
13First Allied Securities, Inc.814
14Cadaret, Grant & Co. Inc.903
15Securian Financial Services Inc.1,119
16The Strategic Financial Alliance Inc.150
17Investors Capital Corp.460
18ProEquities Inc.1,527
19Investment Centers of America Inc.393
20Waddell & Reed Financial Advisors1,795
21Woodbury Financial Services1,090
22Harbour Investments Inc.190
23Crown Capital Securities L.P.333
24Independent Financial Group LLC600
25Royal Alliance Associates Inc.1,614
26Centaurus Financial Inc.583
27Securities America Inc.2,130
28FSC Securities Corp.1,014
29INVEST Financial Corp.1,256
30TFS Securities Inc.233
31PlanMember Securities Corp.
32Lincoln Investment Planning, LLC807
33The Legend Group Corp.408
34Hornor Townsend & Kent Inc.767
35Questar Capital Corp.670
36Summit Brokerage Services, Inc.463
37Securities Service Network Inc.453
38Geneos Wealth Management Inc.260
39BCG Securities, Inc.
40Girard Securities Inc.360
41American Portfolios Financial Services Inc.826
42H. Beck Inc.650
43SII Investments Inc.584
44SagePoint Financial Inc.1,338
45The O.N. Equity Sales Co.692
46Northwestern Mutual5,772
47Lincoln Financial Network8,272
48National Planning Corporation (NPC) 1,407
49NEXT Financial Group Inc.695
50Voya Financial Advisors Inc.2,130
51United Planners Financial Services462

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