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Fast Facts for Personal Financial Advisors in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Francisco, Santa Barbara and Sacramento
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Stockton, Vallejo and Bakersfield
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: San Francisco, Santa Ana and San Diego

Salaries for Personal Financial Advisors in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: San Francisco, Oxnard and Santa Ana

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More California Personal Financial Advisor Training Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Highest Award
Total Enrollment
San Diego
San Francisco
Thousand Oaks
San Francisco

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Personal Financial Advisors

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for California. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Personal Financial Advisors

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Personal Financial Advisors relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Annual Median Salary
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo GrandeN/A $118,470
Bakersfield140 $115,480
Fresno240 $141,910
Salinas140 $123,890
San Diego-Carlsbad1930 $133,390
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim10540 $129,940
Modesto70 $117,630
NapaN/A $134,000
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura610 $126,700
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario870 $139,580
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade990 $112,670
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward6550 $167,380
Stockton-Lodi70 $85,550
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara1260 $170,100
Vallejo-FairfieldN/A $161,120
Santa Cruz-Watsonville60 $97,560
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara230 $146,030
Santa Rosa440 $108,310

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