Financial Planners Remain a Satisfied Bunch…

August 2006
Journal of Financial Planning;Aug2006, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p10
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the job satisfaction of certified financial planners in the United States. 2005 median earnings for the occupation before taxes were $232,995, down from $277,800 in 2004. Those with 20-24 years of experience in the field grossed the highest median, $427,937. Eighty percent of planners reported that they were satisfied or very satisfied with their jobs. The earned incomes by fee and commission are discussed, as fee-only income rose 35 percent, and commission-only income rose 6 percent.


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