Financial Advisor


A financial advisor is someone who gives financial advice to their clients. In determining an investment portfolio for a client, they must be able to consider many information such as economic trends, regulatory changes, and the clients comfort with risky decisions.A major part of a financial advisors job is making clients feel comfortable. They must establish trust with clients and respond well to their questions and concerns

Job Prospect

Very high

Work Environment

Financial advisors typically work in offices, and approximately one-fourth of financial advisors are self-employed. Many also travel to attend conferences or teach finance classes in the evening to bring in more clients. Most advisors work full time, and 24% work more than 50 hours per week. They often go to meetings in the evenings and on weekends to meet with existing clients or to try to bring in new clients.

General and Personal Skills Required

Average Salary

Cost of Training

Recommended Level of Education


Professional Skills / Tools Required

Associated Disciplines

Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Accountin