Career Opportunities

Join the Waddell & Reed team and become part of a heritage born in 1937. Rooted in history and stability, Waddell & Reed draws its strength from the talents of individuals who share a common, ultimate goal of making clients successful. As a Waddell & Reed financial advisor you can count on us as your partner, providing you:


Highly competitive compensation, benefits and incentives
To maximize your career potential


Open architecture platform and comprehensive product suite
To satisfy your clients' complex, diverse and evolving needs


Professionally developed marketing resources
To market your unique value proposition and attract and retain clients


Customized, comprehensive financial planning process
To lead your clients to financial success

Timely, relevant professional development program
To continually improve and update your skills


Broad-spectrum technology
To streamline your daily activities and support your competitive edge


Transition programs
To get your business up and running


Characteristics and ambitions that will help you succeed:

  • Desire to draw upon your unique background including education, experience and community involvement
  • Enthusiasm to connect with your community and evolve connections into clients
  • Entrepreneurial spirit that gives you the freedom to manage your own business and, ultimately, control of your income potential
  • Affinity toward a driven, self-started work environment