It’s a great time to consider a career in personal financial planning. The jobs outlook for financial advisors is very optimistic. Both the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook and U.S. News and World Report’s annual Jobs Report rank the financial planning field as one with excellent career potential.
The U.S. Department of Labor predicts a 15% job growth in the financial advising field through 2026. The Handbook provides additional information on personal financial advisors, like “What They Do” and “How to Become One.”
U.S. News and World Report’s annual Jobs Report consistently ranks financial advisor among the top 10 Best Business Jobs. In the January 2018 report, financial advisor is ranked: #8 in Best Business Jobs; #19 in Best Paying Jobs; #37 in Best Jobs.