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Firm Reps$100K-$499K reps$500K+ repsAvg. annual payout ▼EmployeesCFPs
1Commonwealth Financial Network2,195939708$512,017854795
2Spire Investment Partners LLC651917$468,8764031
3Geneos Wealth Management Inc.28515273$360,60255113
4Triad Advisors LLC81037382$303,93685210
5Kalos Capital Inc.1519621$267,9303014
6Kestra Financial, Inc1,876460254$264,283237310
7United Planners Financial Services53723154$257,00060104
8Royal Alliance Associates Inc.2,876635212$239,646900
9Centaurus Financial Inc.633348147$234,12185236
10FSC Securities Corp.1,710374144$228,8841980
11Nationwide Planning Associates, Inc.114348$226,028186
12Securities America Inc.2,506912290$225,295661674
13Cadaret, Grant & Co. Inc.83030367$214,380108141
14Independent Financial Group LLC62522067$210,9007781
15Harbour Investments Inc.25512814$205,0002238
16Arete Wealth Management1123115$198,33694
17Woodbury Financial Services1,936538106$195,5381190
18SagePoint Financial Inc.2,344578140$190,7322990
19LaSalle St. Securities LLC32516530$190,0003035
20Kovack Securities, Inc.41522452$179,7357572
21The Investment Center Inc.2749120$177,2874055
22Waddell & Reed Financial Advisors1,467779181$175,302503261
23CFD Investments Inc.2006311$165,4894724
24Signator Investors Inc.2,007743142$158,269237554
25Parkland Securities, LLC41112614$132,85711027
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