Late-Career Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salary

Wages for Late-Career Chief Financial Officers are generous, with average pay above six figures ($145K) per year. Overall cash earnings for Late-Career Chief Financial Officers stretch from $84K on the lower end to $288K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $80K from bonuses and $44K from profit sharing. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little more than half. There are more male Late-Career Chief Financial Officers than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 65 percent. The majority of Late-Career Chief Financial Officers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$81,432 - $238,285
$81K
$140K
$240K
MEDIAN: $144,663
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$20.68 - $98.29
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MEDIAN: $49.13
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Salary
$81,432 - $238,285  
   
Bonus
$2,886 - $80,078  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $43,916  
Commission
$4,913  
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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$84,143 - $288,451  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,670
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$20.68 - $98.29  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $95.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$2,886 - $80,078  
   
Commission
$4,913  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $43,916  
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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$84,143 - $288,451  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $155,136

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For those looking to make money, Late-Career Chief Financial Officers in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 58 percent above the national average. Late-Career Chief Financial Officers will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+43 percent), Boston (+36 percent), Seattle (+30 percent), and Dallas (+27 percent). Trailing the national average by 7 percent, San Diego is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers also pay below the national average in Austin and Portland (6 percent lower).

Key Stats for Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 385 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salaries

Leadership
▲30%


Financial Modeling
▲22%

National Average
$155,000

Operations Management
▼1%

Risk Management / Risk Control
▼1%


Forecasting
▼5%


▼9%

Cash Flow Management
▼12%


Budget Management
▼18%

Human Resources
▼19%

Budgeting
▼22%

General Ledger Accounting
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 385 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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