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Firm Reps ▼$100K-$499K reps$500K+ repsAvg. annual payoutEmployeesCFPs
1LPL Financial LLC15,2107,0011,991$180,1263,7360
2Lincoln Financial Network8,935
3MML Investors Services, LLC7,7141,936211$82,8645540
4Ameriprise Financial Services Inc.7,68600000
5Northwestern Mutual Investment Services5,138954393$127,96501,100
6AXA Advisors LLC4,7121,492199$124,776812429
7Raymond James Financial Services Inc.3,960
8Cambridge Investment Research Inc.3,9561,369343$262,588754778
9Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc.3,273
10Royal Alliance Associates Inc.2,876635212$239,646900
11Cetera Advisor Networks2,638
12Securities America Inc.2,506912290$225,295661674
13SagePoint Financial Inc.2,344578140$190,7322990
14Commonwealth Financial Network2,195939708$512,017854795
15Principal Securities, Inc. (fka Princor Financial Services Corp.)2,122
16Signator Investors Inc.2,007743142$158,269237554
17Woodbury Financial Services1,936538106$195,5381190
18Kestra Financial, Inc1,876460254$264,283237310
19Voya Financial Advisors Inc.1,800680126$182,991261283
20FSC Securities Corp.1,710374144$228,8841980
21Cetera Financial Institutions1,657
22Lincoln Investment Planning, LLC1,512
23Waddell & Reed Financial Advisors1,467779181$175,302503261
24Ameritas Investment Corp.1,38222459$97,9801240
25Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network1,340
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