Pennsylvania Financial Planner Salary

Financial Advisor Salary in Pennsylvania

As compared to financial advisors across the U.S., Pennsylvania’s advisors earned the fifth highest salary in the nation according to 2010 figures provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

That year, some 6,070 personal financial advisors in the state made an average of $98,000. In Lancaster, personal financial advisor’s averaged $134,230. Statewide, personal financial advisors in the top 25 percent earned $117,120 on average.

Area name
Employment
Annual mean salary
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
190
$62,270
Erie, PA
110
$89,310
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA
180
$66,220
Lancaster, PA
220
$134,230
Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division
930
$95,470
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division
2,660
$115,720
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD
3,640
$106,430
Pittsburgh, PA
1,790
$87,780
Reading, PA
120
$63,950
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA
220
$88,800
State College, PA
90
$75,770
York-Hanover, PA
110
$72,880
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA
190
$67,510
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
60
Not Released
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
Not Released
$70,260
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
90
$71,160

Stockbroker Salary in Pennsylvania

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, stockbrokers working in Pennsylvania numbered 10,320 in May 2010. They earned an average annual salary of $86,470. The top 25 percent in Pennsylvania averaged $109,450, while the top 10 percent earned salaries equal to or greater than $166,400.

Area name
Employment
Annual mean salary
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
340
$95,880
Altoona, PA
70
$44,580
Erie, PA
160
$68,520
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA
370
$68,570
Johnstown, PA
Not Released
$54,440
Lancaster, PA
320
$66,440
Lebanon, PA
30
$63,970
Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division
3,850
$102,820
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division
5,250
$95,000
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD
7,530
$96,190
Pittsburgh, PA
2,220
$80,580
Reading, PA
160
$99,210
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA
340
$68,070
State College, PA
110
$81,130
Williamsport, PA
40
$69,120
York-Hanover, PA
190
$100,810
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA
600
$63,830
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
230
$68,530
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
150
$86,570
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
90
$52,170
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
110
$70,410

Life/Annuity Producer Salary in Pennsylvania

The number of insurance sales agents working in Pennsylvania in May 2010 was 14,840 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. They earned an average annual salary of $73,840. Agents working in the Philadelphia area earned higher the highest average salary in the state, at $88,110. Statewide, the top 25 percent averaged $83,400, while the top 10 percent averaged $137,600.

Area name
Employment
Annual mean salary
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
780
$70,050
Altoona, PA
120
$46,490
Erie, PA
220
$62,230
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA
780
$80,530
Johnstown, PA
140
$68,220
Lancaster, PA
450
$78,770
Lebanon, PA
90
$62,880
Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division
2,560
$72,680
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division
5,980
$88,110
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD
8,320
$83,130
Pittsburgh, PA
3,040
$61,070
Reading, PA
280
$73,240
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA
490
$61,550
State College, PA
120
$81,850
Williamsport, PA
130
$61,330
York-Hanover, PA
550
$61,990
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA
400
$55,010
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
290
$74,780
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
260
$60,290
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
340
$49,770
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
640
$45,980

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.