Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in Seattle Salary

Seattle Chief Financial Officers receive generous compensation — earning an average of $136K per year, their standard salaries shoot well into the six-figure range. For the most part, Chief Financial Officers in Seattle enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Most Chief Financial Officers in Seattle, Wash. survey respondents are men (71 percent). The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$98,740 - $260,143
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$140K
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MEDIAN: $135,865
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$98,740 - $260,143  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $121,198  
Profit Sharing
$3,700  
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$99,159 - $357,450  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 75

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

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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.


Seattle Chief Financial Officers who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Chief Financial Officers in Seattle, Wash. in the early stages of their careers take home approximately $123K on average. The average for people in the five-to-10 year group is only a little larger at $129K. For Seattle Chief Financial Officers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $138K. Chief Financial Officers in Seattle, Wash. who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $202K.

Key Stats for Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
51%
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Experience Affects Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salaries

Late-Career
▲28%

National Average
$158,000

Experienced
▼13%

Mid-Career
▼18%

Entry-Level
▼22%

Skills That Affect Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salaries

National Average
$158,000

Senior Financial Management
▼16%

Operations Management
▼18%

Budget Management
▼18%

Financial Reporting
▼18%

Financial Analysis
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
51%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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