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Alternate Job Titles: VP, Finance, Chief Financial Officer, CFO, Top Financial Executive, Top Financial Officer

What is the average annual salary for Chief Financial Officer?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Chief Financial Officer may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Chief Financial Officer in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Chief Financial Officer in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Chief Financial Officer in the United States is $303,080 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Chief Financial Officer in the United States are expected to make less than $303,080.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $303,080
  • 10%$178,624
  • 25%$237,935
  • 75%$381,810
  • 90%$453,489

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Job Description for Chief Financial Officer

Responsible for directing an organization's overall financial policies. Oversees all financial functions including accounting, budget, credit, insurance, tax, and treasury. Designs and coordinates a wide variety of accounting and statistical data and reports. Requires a bachelor's degree and at least 15 years of direct experience in the field. Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to CEO or COO. View Chief Financial Officer job description

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Categories:  Financial Services, Accounting, Executive and Management

Industries:  Aerospace & Defense, Biotechnology, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Healthcare, Hospitality & Leisure, Insurance, Internet, Media, MFG Durable, MFG Nondurable, Pharmaceuticals, Retail & Wholesale, Software & Networking, Telecom, Transportation

Similar Job Titles:  Top Division Financial Executive, Chief Operating Officer, Top Financial Analysis Executive, Secretary to Chief Executive Officer, Financial Analyst IV, Financial Analyst I, Financial Analyst II, Financial Analyst III, Chief Executive Officer

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