Financial Planner

Financial Planner

Financial Planners are responsible for developing financial strategies for individuals or organisations, and assisting clients with complex decisions around the best way to protect and grow their wealth.

The key responsibilities for a Financial Planner can also include active involvement in business development and new opportunity identification, while strictly adhering to risk and compliance processes and protocols. The average salary of a Financial Planner is $93,732 per annum.

As a Financial Planner, it's important to maintain your education and training so that you're always giving the most up-to-date advice.

Salary range
Average salary $93,732
salary range
Source: SEEK
Projected job growth
9% by 2020

How to become a Financial Planner

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Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as a Financial Planner are:
NSW 36.2%
VIC 25.4%
QLD 18.9%

Key skills required

The top skills for a Financial Planner are:
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Aptitude for research
  • Good with numbers
  • Analytical and planning skills
  • Interested in the financial market
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