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Firm Reps$100K-$499K reps$500K+ repsAvg. annual payoutEmployees ▼CFPs
1LPL Financial LLC14,3777,0211,793$179,0523,2880
2Raymond James Financial Services Inc.8,3261,9581,10603,044916
3Commonwealth Financial Network2,092949630$461,217803728
4Lincoln Financial Network8,8850007360
5AXA Advisors LLC4,7651,474154$113,292718427
6Cambridge Investment Research Inc.3,7381,290279$244,238712763
7Securities America Inc.2,209832230$207,177587646
8Waddell & Reed Financial Advisors1,906855217$150,672537271
9Cetera Financial Institutions1,8050003160
10Lincoln Investment Planning, LLC1,12629396$225,296310189
11Voya Financial Advisors Inc.2,724778134$160,108303293
12HD Vest Investment Services4,597582104$71,000300600
13Cetera Advisor Networks2,66500$184,4852850
14Principal Securities, Inc. (fka Princor Financial Services Corp.)2,06831220$121,0562430
15Kestra Financial1,712458217$247,581241283
16Royal Alliance Associates Inc.1,795627204$244,5542140
17MML Investors Services, LLC4,43666587$74,8622020
18National Planning Corporation (NPC) 1,326518160$245,0001960
19CUNA Brokerage Services Inc.40226878$116,00218874
20SagePoint Financial Inc.1,439580110$185,3961800
21INVEST Financial Corp.1,27845595$193,0001720
22Woodbury Financial Services1,14756586$198,8441620
23Signator Investors Inc.2,152733141$111,642160521
24Summit Brokerage Services, Inc.64700$285,8981580
25First Allied Securities, Inc.81400$251,5581580
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