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Firm Reps$100K-$499K reps$500K+ repsAvg. annual payout ▼EmployeesCFPs
1Commonwealth Financial Network2,195939708$512,017854795
2Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network1,333539526$498,129930
3Spire Investment Partners LLC701917$468,8764031
4Prospera Financial Services Inc.1357234$386,8555313
5Geneos Wealth Management Inc.28515273$360,60255113
6The Strategic Financial Alliance Inc.1785522$358,9713954
7Raymond James Financial Services Inc.5,9991,9301,305$349,3988,8951,167
8Founders Financial Securities, LLC75559$332,7761920
9Triad Advisors LLC81037382$303,93685210
10M Holdings Securities Inc. (M Securities)83018282$284,5305764
11David A. Noyes & Company863214$280,0003610
12Securities Service Network Inc.42318752$279,00062113
13Kalos Capital Inc.1519621$267,9303014
14Kestra Financial, Inc1,876460254$264,283237310
15Cambridge Investment Research Inc.3,9561,369343$262,588754778
16First Allied Securities, Inc.75500$258,2371540
17J.W. Cole Financial Inc.48027972$257,0006567
18United Planners Financial Services53723154$257,00060104
19Royal Alliance Associates Inc.2,876635212$239,646900
20Summit Brokerage Services, Inc.54100$237,8171170
21Securian Financial Services Inc.1,134449157$237,192191204
22Centaurus Financial Inc.633348147$234,12185236
23FSC Securities Corp.1,710374144$228,8841980
24Nationwide Planning Associates, Inc.114348$226,028186
25Securities America Inc.2,506912290$225,295661674
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