Finance Director Salary

A Finance Director earns an average salary of $101,414 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Strategic Planning, Financial Modeling, Forecasting, People Management, and Financial Analysis. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$54,879 - $150,182
(Median)
$55K
$100K
$150K
MEDIAN: $101,413
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$15.73 - $42.79
(Median)
$16
$24
$43
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$54,879 - $150,182  
   
Bonus
$99.58 - $34,892  
Profit Sharing
$1,216 - $20,501  
Commission
$9,826 - $71,216  
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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$53,469 - $174,805  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 3,866
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$15.73 - $42.79  
   
Overtime
$0.21 - $39.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$99.58 - $34,892  
   
Commission
$9,826 - $71,216  
Profit Sharing
$1,216 - $20,501  
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).
)
$53,469 - $174,805  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 106
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Job Description for Finance Director

Finance directors hold a leadership position, so general management duties such as scheduling, hiring, and carrying out performance evaluations may be necessary. These directors generally lead a finance team in creating strategic plans regarding the company's finances; this includes both accounting duties and financial analyses and projections. The team which the finance director leads should identify risks and areas in need of improvement so the company can identify mistakes before they come to realization and further increase profits.

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Finance Director Tasks

  • Oversees the preparation of regulatory and financial reporting as required, and ensures compliance.
  • Develops policies and procedures to control and report financials.
  • Manages the preparation of budgets, forecasts and accounting activities.
  • Directs the staff operations, business planning and budget development and compliance for the department.

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What is it like working as a Finance Director?

Finance Director in Snoqualmie:
"Implementing the vision of the Organization."
Pros: Finger on the pulse of the operation. I enjoy being the gate keeper.
Cons: I sometimes have to say no to department heads who are close to budget.

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Experience Affects Finance Director Salaries



National Average
$107,000



Skills That Affect Finance Director Salaries




People Management
up arrow 15%



National Average
$107,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 4%


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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 742 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 9%
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