Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with Accounting Skills Salary

Salaries for Chief Financial Officers with Accounting skills are generous, with average pay above six figures ($125K) per year. Total cash compensation for Chief Financial Officers with Accounting skills runs from $60K to $242K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $55K and profit sharing that can reach almost $25K. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little over a half. Men account for the majority of Chief Financial Officers with Accounting skills who responded to the questionnaire — 61 percent to be exact. The majority of Chief Financial Officers with Accounting skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$61,228 - $200,956
$61K
$120K
$200K
MEDIAN: $124,509
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$17.94 - $74.55
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$0$242K
Salary $61,228 - $200,956
Bonus $1,123 - $55,409
Profit Sharing $700 - $25,000
Commission $12,175
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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$60,446 - $242,211
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 452
Hourly Data $0$74
Hourly Rate $17.94 - $74.55
Overtime $28.89
Annual Data $0$242K
Bonus $1,123 - $55,409
Commission $12,175
Profit Sharing $700 - $25,000
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).
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$60,446 - $242,211
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Pay by Experience for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) has a positive trend. An entry-level Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 52 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 85 salaries. An experienced Chief Financial Officer (CFO) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $131,000 based on 167 salaries. A Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $141,000 based on 196 salaries.

Key Stats for Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 104 votes.
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
51%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salaries

▲7%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
$131,000

Mid-Career
▼22%

Entry-Level
▼39%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 104 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
51%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 11%
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