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Firm Reps$100K-$499K reps$500K+ repsAvg. annual payout ▼EmployeesCFPs
1The Investment Center Inc.2749120$177,2874055
2Nationwide Planning Associates, Inc.114
3Spire Investment Partners LLC65
4Cetera Advisors1,315
5Cetera Advisor Networks2,638
6Commonwealth Financial Network1,778
7Prospera Financial Services Inc.134
8World Capital Brokerage, Inc73
9Principal Securities, Inc. (fka Princor Financial Services Corp.)2,122
10First Allied Securities, Inc.637
11Cadaret, Grant & Co. Inc.834
12Securian Financial Services Inc.1,210
13The Strategic Financial Alliance Inc.176
14ProEquities Inc.720
15Waddell & Reed Financial Advisors1,481
16Woodbury Financial Services921
17Harbour Investments Inc.255
18Crown Capital Securities L.P.360
19Independent Financial Group LLC625
20Royal Alliance Associates Inc.1,393
21Centaurus Financial Inc.610
22Securities America Inc.2,478
23FSC Securities Corp.900
24PlanMember Securities Corp.470
25Founders Financial Securities, LLC73
26Lincoln Investment Planning, LLC1,512
27Questar Capital Corp.642
28Summit Brokerage Services, Inc.484
29Securities Service Network Inc.337
30Signator Investors Inc.2,071
31M Holdings Securities Inc. (M Securities)834
32Geneos Wealth Management Inc.
33American Portfolios Financial Services Inc.803
34H. Beck Inc.589
35SagePoint Financial Inc.1,247
36Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc.3,273
37The O.N. Equity Sales Co.669
38KMS Financial Services, Inc.322
39Lincoln Financial Network8,935
40NEXT Financial Group Inc.539
41Voya Financial Advisors Inc.1,883
42Cambridge Investment Research Inc.3,834
43United Planners Financial Services531

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