Financial Advisor
Northwestern Mutual
Vernon Hills, IL US
Posted ago
Northwestern Mutual

In the Financial Representative role with Northwestern Mutual- you will work to deliver financial security to clients through a comprehensive planning process that integrates risk and investment products. We are looking for a go-getter who has the desire to help others better their financial future.


  • Stipends for training and licensing to help you get started.
  • The ability to positively impact someone else's life.
  • Access to personalized mentoring and award-winning training programs.
  • Backing by Northwestern Mutual, an industry leader with a proven track record of success.

CAN YOU SEE YOURSELF HELPING OTHERS REACH THEIR FINANCIAL GOALS? Are you wondering if you could be a good fit?

Many people find their calling in financial services after working in other industries- don't let past experience hold you back.


Average vs Top 25%

Year 1 | $60,000 - $106,000

Year 3 | $103,000 - $202,000

Year 5 | $139,000 - $289,000

Year 10 | $234,000 - $490,000

Year 15 | $341,000 - $790,000

Beyond income, you'll also have access to a comprehensive benefits package.

We want people with different backgrounds and work experience, including but not limited to: financial services, business development, hospitality, banking, sales, marketing, management, educators, athletics, legal, communications, real estate, entrepreneurs, military veterans, and community influencers. It’s also a plus if you have strong interpersonal skills, grit, motivation, and are a self-starter.


As a Northwestern Mutual Financial Representative:

  • Build - Work to build a client base by growing relationships with your network and develop knowledge of NM financial products and market trends.
  • Educate - Educate yourself beyond training through sponsored licensing and registration as well as ongoing development. Use assistive software, reporting tools, and illustrations to educate clients on potential plans.
  • Influence - Presenting clients with the opportunity to protect and prosper, you will drive clients to action through expert influence and recommendations.
  • Own - Take ownership of the development and management of the business as you master your craft and build a team. Review and maintain client financial plans, continuing to provide optimum advice for your clients’ needs.



  • Know how to connect with people, how to build personal, and how to form trusted relationships?
  • Find financial planning interesting to you?
  • Become very committed to your role and find yourself driven by success?
  • Want to earn more for your hard work?
  • Enjoy helping people make more informed, confident decisions about their finances?
  • Find yourself ready to live the life you want, both personally and professionally?

If you answered yes to one or more of those questions, being a Financial Representative for Northwestern Mutual might be the perfect fit for you!

$60,000 - $250,000
About Northwestern Mutual

Why join Northwestern Mutual:

· #90, Fortune 100 company (2021)

· Forbes' Best Employers for Diversity (2018-2020)

· Top 10 US Independent Broker-Dealers1

· #1 Amongst Life Insurers Most Admired Companies2 for Financial Soundness

· Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality- Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (2015-2021)

· $224 billion3 (retail investment client assets held or managed)

1 Ranking for Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC. Sources: Financial Advisor magazine and InvestmentNews, April 2021.

2 To determine the best-regarded companies in more than 50 industries, FORTUNE asked executives, directors, and analysts to rate enterprises in their own industry on nine criteria. Details at

3 Combined client assets of NMIS and NMWMC as of June 30, 2021

Northwestern Mutual Financial Representatives are Independent Contractors whose income is based solely on production


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