Traditional Employee

Unlock your potential by taking ownership

As a traditional employee, you’ll enjoy a degree of flexibility and control you won’t find in any other traditional setting or from any other firm. From taking ownership of your book* to building and growing your brand, Raymond James will help you realize the true power of professional freedom.

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A day in the life

Each day, you’ll arrive at your branch office, knowing that everything you need to make it easier to serve your clients – fellow professionals, a dedicated support team, an extensive product platform, forward-looking technology and easy access to a powerful home office – is right there waiting. And, more important, you’ll know the book of business you’ve worked hard to build is yours to keeping growing.

*Certain qualifications apply

The big questions

To help you dig deeper into what being a traditional employee advisor entails – and what you can expect as part of Raymond James – we’ve provided answers to the questions advisors ask most.

What qualifications will I need?

• Five years of experience
• Production of $300,000 or higher in fee and commission revenues

How will I be compensated?

• 20% to 50% payout (specific percentages depend on mix of business and production)
• Bonus opportunities, deferred compensation and equity participation plans

What benefits can I expect?

• The full array of Raymond James’ competitive employee benefits offerings

Where will I work?

• You can choose to join an existing branch or start a branch of your own

Who will I work with?

• Depending on the branch, colleagues could include a branch manager, fellow advisors and support staff
• Your support staff will be hired by your branch manager

What resources will I have access to?

• All Raymond James products and services
• Firm technology, including integrated financial planning software, performance reporting, CRM, high-quality research, an institutional-level training system and more

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Now that you have scratched the surface of the possibilities that await you here, get the whole story. Have a confidential conversation with our recruiters about what your business would look like as an advisor at Raymond James.