Compensation for Seattle Chief Financial Officers is generous, with average pay surpassing six figures annually ($134K). Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Chief Financial Officers in Seattle. Men make up the majority of Chief Financial Officers in Seattle, Wash. (68 percent) survey respondents. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$95,400 - $255,842
(Median)
$95K
$130K
$260K
MEDIAN: $134,159
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MEDIAN: $83.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Salary
$95,400 - $255,842  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $103,646  
Profit Sharing
$3,700  
Total Pay (?
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$96,568 - $347,653  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 81
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$83.93  
   
Overtime
$86.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$0.00 - $103,646  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,700  
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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$96,568 - $347,653  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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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.


New workers enjoy hefty six-figure paychecks when they take on this position — $123K per year is the median for people who claim less than five years' experience. For Seattle Chief Financial Officers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $141K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $188K.

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Experience Affects Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

National Average
$152,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salaries

National Average
$152,000

Senior Financial Management
up arrow 13%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 14%

Operations Management
up arrow 18%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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