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Financial Advisor

Northwestern Mutual

Northwestern Mutual

Accounting & Finance
Wausau, WI, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024


At Northwestern Mutual we strive to understand our clients' goals and visions to uncover financial solutions which will put them on a path toward achieving their financial objectives. Our advisors are professionals who come from varying backgrounds and experiences who build rewarding practices and relationships with their clients. As you excel in your career, you will be supported by our network of specialists, training programs and mentorship opportunities which will equip you to help your clients and build a successful practices.


- Help clients achieve and maintain financial security by providing financial advice and matching solutions with client’s needs and goals.

- Develop rapport with clients and foster long-term relationships.

- Expand your industry knowledge, education on financial planning products, and financial market trends.

- Build and maintain a client bases, keep current client financial plans up-to-date and coach your clients toward their financial goals.

- Provide dedicated and focused client experiences.


- High-quality training programs to help you get started.

- Mentorship and professional development training throughout your entire career.

- Leading industry products and solutions built on an integrated technology platform.

- Financial support for professional designations and certifications, such as the SIE, Series 6, Series 63, Series 7, and Life Accident and Health.

- The opportunity to design your roadmap to leadership and specialized roles.

- A culture that promotes diversity, teamwork, work/life balance, recognition and rewards.

- A rewarding career, with extraordinary income potential and a variable compensation model including; recognition and bonuses, where hard work directly relates to your sales results.


At Northwestern Mutual we believe that everyone deserves to ‘spend their lives living’ and that a strong financial plan is the 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 American’s 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 165 years and has a proven track record of financial success


Average vs Top 25%

Year 1 | $60,000 - $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 accounts
  • Reimbursement for licensing and ongoing education