Which IBDs Have the Highest Average Payout?

High compensation tends to draw top producers. So how do advisors fare at the various independent broker-dealers? The FP50 tracks payout across the top firms; click through to see the independent B-Ds with the highest average payout, or see the list in a one-page version here.

1. Ameriprise Financial 1. Ameriprise Financial

FP50 rank: 2 Average payout ($000): 432 % of Reps Producing >$500K: n/a

2. Commonwealth Financial Network 2. Commonwealth Financial Network

FP50 rank: 4 Average payout ($000): 424 % of Reps Producing >$500K: 28

3. Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network 3. Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network

FP50 rank: 5 Average payout ($000): 422 % of Reps Producing >$500K: 36

4. Geneos Wealth Management 4. Geneos Wealth Management

FP50 rank: 47 Average payout ($000): 370 % of Reps Producing >$500K: 22

5. VSR Financial Service 5. VSR Financial Service

FP50 rank: 46 Average payout ($000): 334 % of Reps Producing >$500K: 21

6. Prospera Financial Services 6. Prospera Financial Services

FP50 rank: 67 Average payout ($000): 303 % of Reps Producing >$500K: n/a

7. First Allied Securities 7. First Allied Securities

FP50 rank: 23 Average payout ($000): 302 % of Reps Producing >$500K: 16

8. Raymond James Financial Services 8. Raymond James Financial Services

FP50 rank: 3 Average payout ($000): 295 % of Reps Producing >$500K: 25

9. Founders Financial Securities 9. Founders Financial Securities

FP50 rank: 71 Average payout ($000): 284 % of Reps Producing >$500K: 14

10. SII Investments 10. SII Investments

FP50 rank: 30 Average payout ($000): 269 % of Reps Producing >$500K: 16