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Firm Reps ▼$100K-$499K reps$500K+ repsAvg. annual payoutEmployeesCFPs
1LPL Financial LLC17,28700$217,5764,7563,833
2Advisor Group14,5134,3621,411$253,3821,7430
3Lincoln Financial Network10,620
4Northwestern Mutual 8,6391,547619$207,04001,322
5Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC7,80500000
6MML Investors Services, LLC6,9502,163459$127,320596635
7Raymond James Financial Services Inc.6,64000$436,36801,300
8Royal Alliance Associates Inc.4,8151,259436$274,2484070
9Equitable Advisors, LLC4,5301,609320$159,558642436
10Cambridge Investment Research, Inc.4,5291,578498$308,639894832
11Avantax Investment Services, Inc.3,825
12Securities America Inc.3,2331,188390$204,949594747
13Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc.3,10819480670
14Woodbury Financial Services2,498791238$254,5703360
15Commonwealth Equity Services, LLC dba-Commonwealth Financial Network2,476897977$629,0008631,046
16Atria Wealth Solutions2,2496081420428312
17Park Avenue Securities LLC1,92200000
18Principal Securities, Inc. 1,7474518703290
19Kestra Financial, Inc1,736484309$482,535267310
20SagePoint Financial Inc.1,461591163$243,9621960
21Waddell & Reed Financial Advisors1,333516264$391,739575264
22Securian Financial Services Inc.1,077454174$272,052172228
23The Leaders Group1,076479$122,3203387
24Ameritas Investment Company/Ameritas Advisory Services1,05518969$136,6101040
25Lincoln Investment Planning, LLC1,040427158$251,577384218
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