- Purdue University Global - Bachelor and Master of Science in Finance
- SNHU - A.S. in Accounting, B.S. in Accounting, and M.S. in Accounting. M.B.A. in Accounting also available.
- Capella University - Online Finance Degree Programs at the BS, MBA, DBA, and PhD Levels
- Fordham University - Online MS in Global Finance. Bachelor’s degree with a 2.5 minimum GPA required
- The University of Scranton - Master of Science in Finance
- Georgetown University - Online Master of Science in Finance (MSF)
Financial Advisor Salary in California
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported in 2010 that 21,890 personal financial advisors were employed in California, ranking the state second in the U.S. in terms of highest concentration of advisors. The average annual salary among these advisors was $89,770.
The area of the state where these professionals earned the highest average salary was the San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City area, where they earned $151,470. Advisors earning in California’s 75th percentile made an average of $110,470, while those earning in the 90th percentile made an average higher than the BLS reporting ceiling of $166,400 annually.
Stockbroker Salary in California
Stockbrokers in California numbered 27,180 in 2010, ranking the state second in the country in terms of highest employment concentration of stockbrokers. The annual mean wage for a California stockbroker was $103,430. Stockbrokers working in the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale area made more, at $112,440; and those in the San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City area earned even more, at $139,730. Stockbrokers in California earning salaries in the 75th percentile averaged $138,100 annually, while those earning in the 90th percentile made average salaries higher than $166,400 annually.
Life/Annuity Producer Salary in California
There were 22,690 insurance sales agents employed in California in 2010. At $77,920, their average annual salary was the third highest in the country. Insurance agents working in the Oakland-Fremont-Hayward area earned the highest average salary in the state, at $116,410 annually, and agents in the San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City area averaged $90,100 annually. In the Fresno area, insurance producers earned an average of $89,150 annually. Agents in California earning salaries in the 75th percentile averaged $89, 200 per year, while those in the 90th percentile earned $147,020 on average annually.
Salary and employment data compiled by the United States Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics in May of 2010. These estimates do not include self-employed financial advisors. The Bureau of Labor Statistics always expresses salaries equal to or greater than $166,400 (hourly wage of $80.00) as such and doesn’t provide estimates beyond these totals.