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Financial Advisor

Northwestern Mutual

Northwestern Mutual

Accounting & Finance
Simpsonville, SC, USA
Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Financial Advisor (Training and Licensing Provided)

Our Greenville/Spartanburg financial advisory firm seeks new financial advisors to join its growing and highly productive practice. We specialize in recruiting “career changers” – professionals who have experienced success in one industry and may feel capped where they are and open to translating their skillset elsewhere. No previous financial advising experience is required; we have a robust training and development program.

The ideal candidate has experience in sales, marketing or business development, is self-motivated, has strong interpersonal and communication skills, demonstrates a history of personal success, values professional independence, maintains a high standard of ethics, and shows interest in business, finance, or entrepreneurial ventures.

The Financial Advisor career with Northwestern Mutual allows one the opportunity to:

  • Work with clients to develop holistic financial solutions that put their clients on a path to financial success using tools such as retirement planning, insurance and investment services, estate planning, business planning, education funding, and employee benefits.
  • Have the flexibility and freedom to build their own practice while receiving support from our firm’s exceptional network of financial specialists, training and educational programs, and mentoring relationships.
  • Develop a career with a Financial Services firm that not only provides outstanding self-determined income potential, but will more importantly provide the personal satisfaction of dramatically impacting the lives of others in a professional setting that emphasizes and values relationships and integrity.
  • Advance and grow into leadership and management roles.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Sales: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Business development: 3 years (Preferred)


Desired Skills and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree from a four-year institution preferred. Candidate must be an accomplished communicator with strong verbal and written skills. Prior sales and/or business experience preferred. Candidate must also possess a history of personal and professional success. Prior financial services experience not required -- extensive training platform provided.

While you help provide financial security to your clients, Northwestern Mutual is committed to offering its financial advisors a comprehensive compensation and benefits program which includes:

  • Exceptional income potential plus residual income
  • Flexibility of your schedule 
  • Leadership Opportunities
  • Sponsorship of Licensing/Credentialing – Life, Health, SIE, Series 7, Series 63
  • Development Stipends
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Retirement Package; Pension Plan
  • Group Life and Disability Income Insurance

Average Financial Advisor compensation range:

Year 1 | $60,000 - $126,000

Year 3 | $103,000 - $202,000

Year 5 | $139,000 - $289,000

Year 10 | $234,000 - $490,000


Northwestern Mutual has been helping families and businesses achieve financial security for nearly 165 years. Through a distinctive, whole-picture planning approach including both insurance and investments, we empower people to be financially confident. We combine the expertise of our financial professionals with a personalized digital experience and leading-edge technology to best serve our clients.

Recent Awards and Accolades:

  • FORTUNE® 500 Rank: No. 90 (2021)
  • One of the “World’s Most Admired” life insurance companies (FORTUNE® Magazine, 2020)
  • Highest possible financial ratings from AM Best, Moody's, Fitch and Standard & Poor
  • TOP 5 Independent Broker Dealer (Measured by Total Revenues) by Financial Advisor Magazine & InvestmentNews (2020)

      With $309 billion in assets, $31.1 billion in revenues, and more than $2.0 trillion worth of life insurance protection in force, Northwestern Mutual delivers financial security to more than 4.75 million people who rely on us for life, disability income and long-term care insurance, annuities, brokerage and advisory services, trust services, and discretionary portfolio management solutions. The company holds more than $200 billion of client assets as a part of its wealth management and investment services.


  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Professional Development Assistance
  • Retirement Plan, Pension