Career Outlook for Personal Financial Advisors

Also known as:  Certified Financial Planner, Estate Planner, Estate Planning Counselor, Financial Counselor, Individual Pension Adviser, Individual Pension Consultant, Personal Financial Advisor, Personal Financial Planner, Personal Investment Adviser
The overall job outlook for Personal Financial Advisor careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 64.42 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 10.74 percent per year. Demand for Personal Financial Advisors is expected to go up, with an expected 115,840 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 9.32 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Personal Financial Advisors in the following states
New York 23,500
California 21,890
Texas 12,180
Florida 11,430
Illinois 6,860
Pennsylvania 6,070
Massachusetts 5,490
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Personal Financial Advisors
Alaska 140
Vermont 190
Maine 210
Wyoming 230
South Dakota 230
Montana 240
West Virginia 270