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Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salary

The average pay for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is Rs 2,716,829 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, Taxation, and Budget Management. Experience strongly influences salary for this job.

Rs 861,829 - Rs 5,932,241
Rs 860K
Rs 3M
Rs 6M
MEDIAN: Rs 2,716,828

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
Rs 0Rs 2.3MRs 4.6MRs 6.9M
Rs 861,829 - Rs 5,932,241  
Rs 7,757 - Rs 1,239,867  
Profit Sharing
Rs 0.00 - Rs 2,508,346  
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 918,751 - Rs 6,730,998  
Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 533

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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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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 Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salaries

National Average
Rs 3,041,000

up arrow 50%

up arrow 62%

Skills That Affect Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salaries

Business Strategy
up arrow 53%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 47%

up arrow 42%

up arrow 32%

Budget Management
up arrow 25%

Senior Financial Management
up arrow 22%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 21%

up arrow 10%

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 10%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 3%

National Average
Rs 3,041,000

Tax Compliance
up arrow 16%

Account Management
up arrow 17%

Compliance (Financial)
up arrow 18%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 20%

up arrow 56%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 74 votes.


9 %
91 %

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: 64% dental benefits Dental: 9%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 35%