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Firm Reps$100K-$499K reps$500K+ reps ▼Avg. annual payoutEmployeesCFPs
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
4Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network1,404633481$469,101950
5Cambridge Investment Research Inc.3,7381,290279$244,238712763
6Securities America Inc.2,209832230$207,177587646
7Waddell & Reed Financial Advisors1,906855217$150,672537271
8Kestra Financial1,712458217$247,581241283
9Royal Alliance Associates Inc.1,795627204$244,5542140
10Securian Financial Services Inc.1,214469163$209,226150219
11National Planning Corporation (NPC) 1,326518160$245,0001960
12AXA Advisors LLC4,7651,474154$113,292718427
13Centaurus Financial Inc.635346145$228,62585240
14Signator Investors Inc.2,152733141$111,642160521
15Voya Financial Advisors Inc.2,724778134$160,108303293
16FSC Securities Corp.1,170407119$226,7931370
17SagePoint Financial Inc.1,439580110$185,3961800
18HD Vest Investment Services4,597582104$71,000300600
19Lincoln Investment Planning, LLC1,12629396$225,296310189
20INVEST Financial Corp.1,27845595$193,0001720
21MML Investors Services, LLC4,43666587$74,8622020
22M Holdings Securities Inc. (M Securities)85616386$259,8794478
23Woodbury Financial Services1,14756586$198,8441620
24SII Investments Inc.55624483$262,000870
25CUNA Brokerage Services Inc.40226878$116,00218874
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