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Financial Advisor- (Paid training included)

Northwestern Mutual

Northwestern Mutual

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Accounting & Finance
Fairfield County, CT, USA
Posted on Saturday, December 23, 2023


Our financial professionals help clients reach their goals by developing and implementing financial plans to show clients where they are today, plan where they want to go tomorrow and provide the financial tools and support to help them get there. This includes insurance and investment management.

We provide extensive training for you as you begin this role, whether you are curious about a new career or right out of school. We have incredible success getting our advisors up and running to meet their goals.


The ability to positively impact someone else's life. Personalized mentoring and award-winning training. backing by Northwestern Mutual, an industry leader with a proven track record of success.


Many people (50 percent) find their calling in financial services after working in other industries. Wondering if you’d be a good fit? See how many of the characteristics below match up to you:

  • You know how to connect with people, building personal, trusted relationships. -
  • Financial planning is interesting to you.
  • You’re a driven person who’s committed to succeeding.
  • You’re ready to earn more for your hard work.
  • You enjoy helping people make more informed, confident decisions.
  • You're ready to live the life you want, both personally and professionally.


This career is primarily commission-based but also includes stipends and bonuses. It allows you to control what you would want to earn at any given time in your career. To give you an idea, our financial professionals are making on average about $60,000 in their first year, and there is potential for much more.

What’s the catch? The first years can be tough as you’re learning the business. But the trade-off is that you get to define what success looks like.


Average vs Top 25% Year 1 |$52,000 - $106,000 Year 3 | $103,000 - $202,000 Year 5 |

$139,000 - $289,000 Year 10 | $234,000 - $490,000 Year 15 | $341,000 - $790,000

Beyond income, you'll also have access to a comprehensive benefits package:

  • Comprehensive medical insurance
  • Two pension plans
  • Life and Disability insurance
  • Health care and dependent care
  • Reimbursement for licensing and ongoing education

We want people with different backgrounds and work experience, including but not limited to:

  • Financial services
  • Business development
  • Hospitality
  • Banking
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Athletics
  • Educators
  • Military Veterans
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Self-Starter

*** Financial Representative | Financial Advisor | Wealth Management Advisor ***

About Northwestern Mutual:

At Northwestern Mutual we believe that everyone deserves to spend their lives living’ and that a strong financial plan is a cornerstone for ensuring that reality! Financial security is not just something that happens in retirement but is an enabler for our clients to spend their life living!

Our teams of financial advisors across the nation embody these beliefs and are committed to helping clients reach their financial goals. With over 50% of Americans citing that their financial planning needs improvement, a career with Northwestern Mutual provides abundant opportunities to serve this growing need!

Recognized by FORTUNE as one of the "World's Most Admired" companies, Northwestern Mutual has been among the leaders in the financial services industry for nearly 160 years and has a proven track record of financial success.

This job is no longer accepting applications

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