Independent advice firms have been a great place to work the last two years. Salaries at these businesses increased across the board, and all but one professional position saw double-digit percent increases in 2017 compared to 2015, when InvestmentNews last collected this data.
Compensation to lead advisers in particular, the most widely reported position in the study, increased at rates not seen in at least a decade. Click through to see how compensation for each professional position in the 2017 InvestmentNews Adviser Compensation and Staffing Study fared.
"Total Traditional Compensation" is W2 income and does not include any profit distributions.
Data derived from 353 advisory firms that were surveyed between April and June 2017. All value reported are medians. For more data and insights on these ten positions — plus many more – read the full 2017 report here.