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Firm Reps$100K-$499K reps$500K+ repsAvg. annual payoutEmployeesCFPs ▼
1Raymond James Financial Services Inc.8,3261,9581,10603,044916
2Cambridge Investment Research Inc.3,7381,290279$244,238712763
3Commonwealth Financial Network2,092949630$461,217803728
4Securities America Inc.2,209832230$207,177587646
5HD Vest Investment Services4,597582104$71,000300600
6Signator Investors Inc.2,152733141$111,642160521
7AXA Advisors LLC4,7651,474154$113,292718427
8Voya Financial Advisors Inc.2,724778134$160,108303293
9Kestra Financial1,712458217$247,581241283
10Waddell & Reed Financial Advisors1,906855217$150,672537271
11Centaurus Financial Inc.635346145$228,62585240
12Securian Financial Services Inc.1,214469163$209,226150219
13Triad Advisors Inc.80536775$288,73677207
14Lincoln Investment Planning, LLC1,12629396$225,296310189
15Cadaret, Grant & Co. Inc.83031351$195,969110125
16Securities Service Network Inc.43115256$264,00060116
17The O.N. Equity Sales Co.8581318$76,82449112
18Geneos Wealth Management Inc.25616069$408,04250105
19United Planners Financial Services53620441$226,38556102
20KMS Financial Services, Inc.40115437$253,90064100
21Hornor Townsend & Kent Inc.1,01412620$75,2145195
22Investacorp Inc.54615622$199,4807595
23American Portfolios Financial Services Inc.81134163$223,8229294
24Sigma Financial Corp.64925317$139,81810594
25Independent Financial Group LLC58821260$200,7006786
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