Financial Advisor Salary (Canada)

The average salary for a Financial Advisor is C$47,041 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Mortgage Loans is associated with high pay for this job.

C$35,179 - C$63,389

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C$11.26 - C$27.41

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Common Career Paths for Financial Advisor

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Financial Advisor Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Financial Advisor

Popular Skills for Financial Advisor

Pay by Experience Level for Financial Advisor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Financial Advisor Reviews

What is it like

working as a Financial Advisor?

Financial Advisor in Waterloo:


Pros: Meeting and building relationships with people

Cons: Service work, I don't think I get paid enough for the amount of service I put in. This time could be put to use elsewhere, for example bringing in new business.

Financial Advisor in Peace River:

"Demanding, multi-tasking high sales job"

Pros: The chance to help people improve their financial situation.

Cons: As I get better at my job, I'm farther away from people that need help and dealing with more affluent customers that are often too suspicious to even accept any advice or suggestions I make to improve their financial situation.

Key Stats for Financial Advisor

Skills That Affect Financial Advisor Salaries

Mortgage Loans

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Financial Advisor

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Financial Analysis

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National Average


Investment Management

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied Rated 4 out of 5
based on 73 votes.


Years of Experience


Common Health Benefits

vision benefits

Vision: 61%

dental benefits

None: 12%

Category: Advisor

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