Certified Financial Planner Certificate

Career Options

  • CNNMoney ranked financial advisors #3 in their list of 20 fasting growing jobs 
  • The U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment is expected to grow by 32% for personal financial advisors from 2010 to 2020, which is much faster than the national average for all occupations.
  • Forbes Magazine named financial planner as top 5 best job in 2012.
  • US News rated the financial planner career path as one of the “50 best careers in 2011.”

    Average Salaries

    • $64,750 (2010) US Bureau of Labor Statistics

    Job Satisfaction

    The CFP Board 2013 industry survey reviews that 91% of Certified Financial PlannersTM are extremely satisfied with their career choice.

    CFP Board Career Center

    Employeers in the financial planning industry are seeking talent to support industry expansion.

    Visit the CFP Board Career Center for free online resources, such as:

    • Job postings
    • Internship opportunities
    • Confidential resume posting
    • Job alert notification process
    • Company profiles
    • Geographic searches
    • Career development resources
    • Financial planning industry information