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Firm Reps$100K-$499K reps$500K+ repsAvg. annual payout ▼EmployeesCFPs
1Commonwealth Equity Services, LLC dba-Commonwealth Financial Network2,422948905$589,4717771,000
2Spire Investment Partners LLC1054023$525,0834826
3Prospera Financial Services Inc.1297340$476,0746113
4Arkadios Capital67945$454,000170
5Geneos Wealth Management Inc.26313778$421,67257112
6Raymond James Financial Services Inc.6,62200$416,83901,279
7Founders Financial794817$373,3172524
8Waddell & Reed Financial Advisors1,327544252$344,782721278
9Kestra Financial, Inc1,741470278$317,775262315
10United Planners Financial Services51419766$311,36067109
11J.W. Cole Financial Inc.51231195$302,2976775
12Cambridge Investment Research Inc.4,2141,588436$298,538863799
13Independent Financial Group, LLC61526797$294,1008291
14M Holdings Securities Inc. (M Securities)76912097$292,7436769
15Royal Alliance Associates Inc.5,3331,332408$284,86900
16FSC Securities Corp.1,308292119$277,97500
17Harbour Investments Inc.27513529$274,5002440
18Securian Financial Services Inc.1,090450176$266,972174218
19KMS Financial Services, Inc.46615669$265,63973100
20Nationwide Planning Associates, Inc.137518$265,153219
21Centaurus Financial, Inc.648354156$257,35888200
22Woodbury Financial Services2,667804202$247,33400
23Lincoln Investment Planning, LLC1,075431158$239,687380168
24Securities Service Network LLC39015556$235,00065101
25Arete Wealth1473216$233,1171218
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