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Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salary

The average pay for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is £98,690 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

£53,766 - £155,727
(Median)
£54K
£99K
£160K
MEDIAN: £98,689
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£0£70K£140K£210K
Salary
£53,766 - £155,727  
   
Bonus
£2,564 - £49,949  
Profit Sharing
£970 - £20,729  
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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£56,560 - £193,373  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 256

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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.

Pay Difference by Location

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in London:
"Open Mind."
Always keep an open mind. Thinking inside the box like exams teach you will only hinder your growth. Listen and Learn, don't be afraid to suggest other ideas. The CEO will always love and hate you. Don't take it personal.

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

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in London:
"demanding, fast paced, stressful"
Pros: The challenge and demands of working in a low margin business. Making investment and financing decisions for new business and products. Building and improving systems to ensure that the information finance produces is not only reliable, but also relevant to the other decision makers.
Cons: Being the only female executive. The boardroom politics.

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Experience Affects Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
₤110,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Entry-Level
up arrow 26%

Skills That Affect Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salaries

National Average
₤110,000

Financial Modeling
up arrow 9%

Senior Financial Management
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
39%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 17%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 21%
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