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Taking your experience in a new direction

If you’re an experienced professional considering a career change, put your skills and contacts to work as an advisor in the Advisor Career Development Program. You will join us as an employee advisor in one of our well-established branches and receive:

  • Full benefits and compensation, including a salary plus bonus based on production
  • Opportunity to join a branch office, where you will benefit from coaching and collaboration as you build your practice
  • One-to-one mentoring and support from local leadership and your peers

You’ll learn how to leverage our advisor support system, as you build your skills and develop your practice. This includes:

  • Our PracticeTechSM platform of integrated technology tools used to drive efficiencies in your practice
  • Local marketing capabilities reinforced by our national brand
  • Advice and solutions, including our unique approach to financial planning, to help clients meet their personal financial goals
  • Training and development opportunities that will help lay the foundation you need for success in your new career
  • Practice management tools and support to help make it easier to run your practice as you focus on developing client relationships

Benefits and compensation

  • Compensation

    In the first year, advisors are eligible for cash bonuses up to 30% of production upon achieving minimum performance requirements.

  • Benefits

    Full package, including health and retirement benefits, and life and long-term disability insurance. See the full list of employee benefits.

  • Expenses

    Overhead costs covered by Ameriprise Financial:

    • Support staff1
    • Marketing
    • Training (including advanced programs)
    • Real estate and supplies
    • Technology (hardware and software)
    • Errors and omissions insurance
    • Travel
  • Licensing

    We’ll help you prepare to earn these required licenses and registrations:

    • FINRA Series 7 for general securities
    • FINRA Series 66, covering state laws, ethics and securities policies
    • Life/health insurance license(s)

    You have up to 150 days after hire to complete all licensing.

1upon reaching qualification