The stock market has been bouncing around this year, but according to at least one website the prospects for financial advisors are quite rosy.

O*Net OnLine, which compiles salary data for various occupations, projects that there will be 96,400 job openings when looking at the 10-year period from 2012 to 2022. That's a growth rate 22% higher than for the average occupation.

So which states offer the best salaries for advisors? And by "best salaries" we mean most bang for the buck. Using a formula devised last year, we adjusted data to account for purchasing power differences in each of the 50 states.

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