Independent Employee Advisor

Independent Employee Advisor

Join LPL Financial as an employee advisor: Experience ownership of your client relationships, greater independence, and a highly competitive payout without sacrificing the security of working with a market-leading organization.

Now you can define your independence and serve clients without sacrificing the security of working with a market-leading organization.

Your clients, your way

With LPL’s employee advisor model, your client relationships are yours alone. You choose the products that are best for your clients, brand your practice as you see fit, and build the business you’ve always wanted—on your terms.

Your support, your benefits

As an LPL employee, you’ll continue to receive the support you’re accustomed to— attractive benefits, robust tools, research, and more—with an unprecedented level of autonomy and flexibility.

It’s a unique balance of independence and support that allows you to focus on your clients’ best interests and determine the right path for your growth while LPL helps you manage many of the day-to-day tasks required to run a business.  

Less time, more efficiency

When your clients succeed, you succeed. That same philosophy is the foundation of our advisor-centric culture.

By putting you at the center of everything we do, it inspires us to innovate solutions, invest in technology, and develop people and capabilities so you that you experience greater support and resources.

Advisor-centricity at LPL Financial means:

  • Complete transition services with dedicated project management, onsite repapering support, and transition assistance packages
  • Modern workspaces and remote working capabilities to support ease of doing business – no matter where you are
  • A dedicated client experience team for proactive service and problem-solving
  • Dedicated digital marketing consultants and professional administrative support
  • Non-proprietary investment options and customizable technology solutions
  • Business analysis, valuation, and acquisition support to help you monetize or expand your practice
  • Highly competitive compensation that starts at 50% payout

You belong at LPL

We have the stability, relationships, expertise, services, and tools to support you through every evolution of your business. Discover all of the benefits of LPL's employee advisor model.

LPL Financial philosophy

We offer comprehensive support and a broad range of business models to help you build the practice you want for the clients you choose.


LPL enhances advisor-client relationships through integrated technology, with a curated choice of products and platforms.

Award-winning research

LPL Research helps you navigate the markets and economy, and provides objective investment insights to help you make informed decisions for clients.