To become a wealth advisor you will need to be very good with numbers and be able to do some math figures in your head.
As part of a team of specialists, the Wealth Advisor will ensure the customers needs of planning are met with an outlook on what they are wanting from their total wealth. You will also serve as a primary resource for customer's needs when it comes to compensation and retirement planning.
As a Wealth Advisor, whether it is a Secondary Wealth Advisor, Wealth Manager, Family Wealth Advisor or if you choose to provide for private customers, you will need to have sales experience including negotiation skills as well. A good knowledge of personal and partnership income tax with the ability to apply that knowledge to customer planning and how to execute it will also be helpful.
As a Wealth Advisor you will be helping make plans for your clients to become financially stable. You will need the ability to partner with your client's other advisors including an attorney or accountant.
Some companies will expect you to have a college degree for this position, but if you have a sales background and can prove yourself with those qualifications, you may be able to get a job with that type of background. If you feel that you are a top sales producer, then you may have a good chance at becoming a good Wealth Advisor or maybe even a Wealth Advisor Manager now or in the future.
With the economy on the rise and employment seeming to rebound from the slump it has been in over the past two years the Wealth Advisor career is on the rise and are needed all over the country. A salary can range from $20,000 for a part time career to over $100,000 a year for a full time dedicated wealth advisor. So, if you are looking for a career that is in need just about everywhere you may want to consider this for a career either on a part time basis or a full time job, the decision is yours. If you look on line or in your local newspaper you will find employment ads for this position just about every time you look. One benefit about becoming a wealth advisor is that they are needed in any size city, no matter if it has a population of 2,000 or 30,000.