Chief Accounting Officer (CAO) Salary (United States)

A Chief Accounting Officer (CAO) earns an average salary of $126,520 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Chief Accounting Officer (CAO) Total Pay (?
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$54,373 - $190,258
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$54,373 - $190,258  
   
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$1,490 - $53,723  
Total Pay (?
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$47,889 - $211,513  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 124
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Job Description for Chief Accounting Officer (CAO)
  • Oversee internal and external audits, and make recommendations and changes to processes.
  • Track records, plan, and file all state and federal taxes, along with internal and external financial reports.
  • Oversee all accounting, including ledgers, assets, credit, collections, and accounts.
  • Oversee payroll and budgeting processes to ensure the flow of operations.
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Mid-Career
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$147,000
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Skills That Affect Chief Accounting Officer (CAO) Salaries

Financial Reporting
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$147,000
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Gender
Female
39%
female alumni
 
Male
61%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
34%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 6%
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