Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salary

The average pay for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is Rs 2,959,188 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Business Strategy, Strategic Planning, Fundraising, Budget Management, and Financial Analysis. Experience strongly influences salary for this job.

Rs 895,328 - Rs 6,321,131
Rs 900K
Rs 3M
Rs 6M
MEDIAN: Rs 2,959,188

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XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
Rs 0Rs 2.5MRs 5MRs 7.5M
Rs 895,328 - Rs 6,321,131  
Rs 8,157 - Rs 1,230,336  
Profit Sharing
Rs 0.00 - Rs 2,459,717  
Rs 18,000  
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).
Rs 971,717 - Rs 7,259,855  
Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 603
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What is it like working as a Chief Financial Officer (CFO)?

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in Chennai:
Pros: Ownership, visibility of business, empowerment.
Cons: Conflicting priorities, managing deadlines & change management.

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in Mumbai:
"Benefits of being a CFO"
Pros: One of the most senior positions available. Facing all challenges head on. High authority and responsibility position
Cons: Reward is not enough for the effort put in. No promotion system in place. Reviewed on discretion.

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Experience Affects Salaries

National Average
Rs 3,191,000

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Skills That Affect Salaries

Business Strategy
up arrow 47%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 41%

up arrow 37%

Budget Management
up arrow 29%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 27%

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Senior Financial Management
up arrow 15%

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SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 5%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 4%

National Average
Rs 3,191,000

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Account Management
up arrow 15%

Tax Compliance
up arrow 20%

Compliance (Financial)
up arrow 21%

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 75 votes.


10 %
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 10%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 31%