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Firm Reps$100K-$499K reps$500K+ repsAvg. annual payout ▼EmployeesCFPs
1Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network1,404633481$469,101950
2Commonwealth Financial Network2,092949630$461,217803728
3Geneos Wealth Management Inc.25616069$408,04250105
4Spire Investment Partners LLC961810$387,9853119
5Prospera Financial Services Inc.1367334$381,4325012
6The Strategic Financial Alliance Inc.1755221$348,5293159
7Founders Financial Securities, LLC75557$321,6631724
8Triad Advisors Inc.80536775$288,73677207
9Summit Brokerage Services, Inc.64700$285,8981580
10Kalos Capital Inc.1407921$279,1363615
11Securities Service Network Inc.43115256$264,00060116
12SII Investments Inc.55624483$262,000870
13M Holdings Securities Inc. (M Securities)85616386$259,8794478
14KMS Financial Services, Inc.40115437$253,90064100
15First Allied Securities, Inc.81400$251,5581580
16Kestra Financial1,712458217$247,581241283
17National Planning Corporation (NPC) 1,326518160$245,0001960
18Royal Alliance Associates Inc.1,795627204$244,5542140
19Cambridge Investment Research Inc.3,7381,290279$244,238712763
20Investment Centers of America Inc.40118454$236,0009682
21Centaurus Financial Inc.635346145$228,62585240
22J.W. Cole Financial Inc.47527266$227,5465764
23FSC Securities Corp.1,170407119$226,7931370
24United Planners Financial Services53620441$226,38556102
25Lincoln Investment Planning, LLC1,12629396$225,296310189
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