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27. Cert. Financial Planner
- Median Pay: $91,600
- Top Pay: $195,000
- 10-year job growth: 30%
A CFP takes a holistic approach to creating long-term financial plans for clients. After evaluating their current financial status, the adviser will use that information to help customers meet money goals like saving for retirement or college. Professionals earn the CFP certification by taking courses and passing an exam.
Quality of life ratings:
Personal satisfaction: A | Benefit to society: A | Telecommuting: B | Low stress: B