West Virginia Financial Planner Salary

Financial Advisor Salary in West Virginia

 

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 270 personal financial advisors working in West Virginia in 2010 making an annual mean wage of $49,620.

West Virginia’s personal financial advisors that earned salaries within the 75th percentile made an average of $59,600 per year, while those that earned in the 90th percentile averaged $84,510.

Area name
Employment
Annual mean salary
Charleston, WV
140
$44,250
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV
30
$42,550
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH
40
Not Released
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division
1,530
$104,560
Wheeling, WV-OH
40
$64,440
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
40
$38,290

Stockbroker Salary in West Virginia

 

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) of the U.S. Department of Labor reported in 2010 that 350 securities, commodities and financial services sales agents were employed in West Virginia. The annual mean wage of a stockbroker in West Virginia that year was $81,180, while those that earned salaries in the 75th percentile made an average of $95,410 annually. Statistics for West Virginia’s registered reps earning in the 90th percentile were beyond the BLS reporting requirement, meaning that the wage was in excess of $166,400 annually.

Area name
Employment
Annual mean salary
Charleston, WV
70
$89,890
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV
40
$89,530
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH
70
$63,320
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH
70
Not Released
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division
2,940
$95,320
Wheeling, WV-OH
90
$69,410
Winchester, VA-WV
Not Released
$35,000
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
90
$53,440
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
50
$129,030

Life/Annuity Producer Salary in West Virginia

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, West Virginia was home to 1,460 insurance sales agents in 2010, many of which sold annuities under life insurance producer licenses. These agents earned an average of $45,940. Agents that earned salaries in the 75th percentile made about $49,220 per year, while those earning in the 90th percentile averaged $77,100 annually.

Area name
Employment
Annual mean salary
Charleston, WV
390
$55,590
Cumberland, MD-WV
50
$63,170
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV
150
$60,380
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH
260
$36,960
Morgantown, WV
60
$39,540
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH
180
$46,210
Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV
70
$49,930
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division
3,300
$70,310
Wheeling, WV-OH
130
$38,640
Winchester, VA-WV
100
$60,300
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
320
$41,660
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
250
$47,530

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.