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Firm Reps$100K-$499K reps ▼$500K+ repsAvg. annual payoutEmployeesCFPs
1LPL Financial LLC14,3777,0211,793$179,0523,2880
2Raymond James Financial Services Inc.8,3261,9581,10603,044916
3AXA Advisors LLC4,7651,474154$113,292718427
4Cambridge Investment Research Inc.3,7381,290279$244,238712763
5Commonwealth Financial Network2,092949630$461,217803728
6Waddell & Reed Financial Advisors1,906855217$150,672537271
7Securities America Inc.2,209832230$207,177587646
8Voya Financial Advisors Inc.2,724778134$160,108303293
9Signator Investors Inc.2,152733141$111,642160521
10MML Investors Services, LLC4,43666587$74,8622020
11Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network1,404633481$469,101950
12Royal Alliance Associates Inc.1,795627204$244,5542140
13HD Vest Investment Services4,597582104$71,000300600
14SagePoint Financial Inc.1,439580110$185,3961800
15Woodbury Financial Services1,14756586$198,8441620
16National Planning Corporation (NPC) 1,326518160$245,0001960
17Securian Financial Services Inc.1,214469163$209,226150219
18Kestra Financial1,712458217$247,581241283
19INVEST Financial Corp.1,27845595$193,0001720
20FSC Securities Corp.1,170407119$226,7931370
21Triad Advisors Inc.80536775$288,73677207
22Centaurus Financial Inc.635346145$228,62585240
23American Portfolios Financial Services Inc.81134163$223,8229294
24Cadaret, Grant & Co. Inc.83031351$195,969110125
25Principal Securities, Inc. (fka Princor Financial Services Corp.)2,06831220$121,0562430
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