Commercial Finance Manager Salary

Commercial Finance Managers in the United States take home approximately $91K annually on average. Most Commercial Finance Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and most collect vision insurance. Women make up a slight majority of Commercial Finance Managers (51 percent) survey respondents.

$63,465 - $112,238

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$63,465 - $112,238  
$1,968 - $24,240  
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$68,553 - $128,646  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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Job Description for Commercial Finance Manager

Simply put, the goal of a commercial finance manager is to increase profits for their business. These managers analyze various data from company performance and determine areas for improvement, so applicants should have up-to-date knowledge of trends in the marketplace in order to propose new ideas and opportunities. It is also important to keep an eye on the competition to develop the most effective strategies.


Commercial Finance Manager Tasks

  • Identify areas for cost reductions and operational improvements.
  • Provide analyses to Operations team.
  • Prepare informational analyses on current processes, actual performance versus budget and prior year data.
  • Assist Operations team in Monthly Operations Review.

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Commercial Finance Managers who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Forecasting and Financial Analysis are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Commercial Finance Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $77K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $99K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Those with 10 to 20 years of experience under their belts can expect their paychecks to flourish around the six-figure median of $116K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $108K.

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Experience Affects Commercial Finance Manager Salaries

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Skills That Affect Commercial Finance Manager Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.


51 %
49 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 98% dental benefits Dental: 97%
vision benefits Vision: 90% employee benefits None: 2%