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A Business
of your own,
backed by us.

Become a financial professional to help people
in Minnesota live their lives to the fullest.

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Why start a career with us? Why join our team

Just 10 years after Minnesota became a state, Northwestern Mutual started helping families state-wide send their kids to college, retire in style, improve their homes, and more—all with a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and community. When you work with us you'll get:

Just 10 years after Minnesota became a state, Northwestern Mutual started helping families state-wide send their kids to college, retire in style, improve their homes, and more—all with a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and community. When you work with us you'll get:

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The opportunity to
run your own business

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Stipends for training
and
licensing to
get started

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Personalized
award-winning
training programs

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Backing from a company
that Fortune ranked
#1 of Quality of Products
and Services1

You're in charge

When you become a Northwestern Mutual financial professional, you'll run your own business with the support of a 160-year-old Fortune 100 company. Because the position is mostly commission-based, you'll control how much you earn.
If you decide to really get after it, there are also renewals and bonuses based on hitting sales goals.

Income Growth Opportunity2

Gross revenue
(top 25%)
$105k
$202k
$289k
$490k
$790k
Year 1
Year 3
Year 5
Year 10
Year 15
Gross revenue
(Average)
$52k
$103k
$193k
$234k
$341k
Year 1
Year 3
Year 5
Year 10
Year 15

We'll put you in a position to succeed

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We don't expect you to know everything on day one, or even have a business degree. You'll receive award-winning training and partner with our industry experts to learn the ins and outs of financial planning. We'll help you:

  • Get off to a fast start
  • Grow over your career through distinct learning paths
  • Pursue advanced professional certifications with financial support

Benefits

Work for yourself and get a great benefits package, too:

Comprehensive healthcare - Benefits

Comprehensive
healthcare

Life and disability insurance - Benefits

Life and disability
insurance

Two pension plans - Benefits

Two pension
plans

Health care and dependent care reimbursement accounts - Benefits

Health care and
dependent
care
reimbursement
accounts

Reimbursement for licensing and ongoing education - Benefits

Reimbursement for
licensing
and
ongoing education


An internship that really pays off

Interested in getting paid and helping others? You don't need to be a doctor or lawyer to do it. Join our intern program and you'll help people reach their financial goals with one of the most diverse and inclusive Fortune 100 companies in the U.S. When you intern with us, you'll get:

  • Compensation just like a full-time financial professional
  • Networking and business relationship skills
  • Securities registration and state licenses for life, health, and accident insurance
  • Flexible work schedule
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Our Offices

We serve a large part of Minnesota with eight
Northwestern Mutual offices located in:
Minneapolis, Edina, Minnetonka, Woodbury,
St. Cloud, Duluth, Alexandria, Deephaven