The average salary for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is C$132,689 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Business Strategy, Operations Management, Mergers and Acquisitions, Leadership, and Risk Management / Risk Control.

C$81,385 - C$197,997
C$81K
C$130K
C$200K
MEDIAN: C$131,676
10%
50%
90%
C$24.00 - C$147.40
C$24
C$55
C$150
MEDIAN: C$55.00
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$239K
Salary C$81,385 - C$197,997
Bonus C$4,913 - C$58,555
Profit Sharing C$1,000 - C$65,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$82,665 - C$239,573
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 477
Hourly Data C$0C$147
Hourly Rate C$24.00 - C$147.40
Overtime C$55.00
Annual Data C$0C$239K
Bonus C$4,913 - C$58,555
Profit Sharing C$1,000 - C$65,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$82,665 - C$239,573
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Pay by Experience for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) has a positive trend. An entry-level Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$97,000 based on 66 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$123,000 based on 111 salaries. An experienced Chief Financial Officer (CFO) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$145,000 based on 237 salaries. A Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$168,000 based on 194 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$142,761

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Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Chief Financial Officer (CFO)?

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in Collingwood:
"Great Interesting Job."
Pros: Autonomous, very flexible time requirements, close to home, good staff benefits, great work environment, free skiing and golf, no major job impediments.
Cons: Manager is very difficult to work with, doesn't empower his staff and always takes the credit, never does annual reviews in a timely fashion.

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Key Stats for Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
43%
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Experience Affects Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salaries

▲17%

▲2%

National Average
C$143,000

▼14%

▼32%

Skills That Affect Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salaries

Business Strategy
▲30%

Leadership
▲19%


Mergers and Acquisitions
▲19%

Risk Management / Risk Control
▲16%





National Average
C$143,000

Forecasting
▼2%

▼8%


People Management
▼10%


Compliance (Financial)
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
43%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 11%
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