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Firm Reps$100K-$499K reps$500K+ repsAvg. annual payoutEmployeesCFPs ▼
1LPL Financial LLC16,46400$208,2664,3433,645
2Northwestern Mutual Investment Services7,7941,504535$188,38001,279
3Raymond James Financial Services Inc.6,62200$416,83901,279
4Commonwealth Equity Services, LLC dba-Commonwealth Financial Network2,422948905$589,4717771,000
5Avantax Investment Services, Inc.3,984584176$108,207358870
6Cambridge Investment Research Inc.4,2141,588436$298,538863799
7Securities America Inc.2,6081,162367$214,638702653
8Equitable Advisors, LLC4,4871,715296$158,351688440
9Kestra Financial, Inc1,741470278$317,775262315
10Waddell & Reed Financial Advisors1,327544252$344,782721278
11Principal Securities, Inc. 1,746454920289235
12Securian Financial Services Inc.1,090450176$266,972174218
13Centaurus Financial, Inc.648354156$257,35888200
14Triad Advisors, LLC88040795$151,13688178
15Lincoln Investment Planning, LLC1,075431158$239,687380168
16Voya Financial Advisors Inc.1,707759178$207,843225144
17Geneos Wealth Management Inc.26313778$421,67257112
18American Portfolios Financial Services Inc.83733877$224,180110109
19United Planners Financial Services51419766$311,36067109
20Sigma Financial Corp.64827647$183,745125105
21Securities Service Network LLC39015556$235,00065101
22KMS Financial Services, Inc.46615669$265,63973100
23Independent Financial Group, LLC61526797$294,1008291
24The Leaders Group8934813$149,4803487
25Grove Point Financial, LLC54917553$208,8338378
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