In a profession for which the median take-home is approximately $128K, one-third of overall earnings for Experienced Finance Directors arrives through commissions. In the world of Experienced Finance Directors, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $39K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $21K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $67K and $189K. For the most part, Experienced Finance Directors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Experienced Finance Directors making up 54 percent of survey respondents. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$67,870 - $161,847
(Median)
$68K
$120K
$160K
MEDIAN: $119,089
10%
50%
90%

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$19.23 - $51.32
(Median)
$19
$25
$51
MEDIAN: $25.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$67,870 - $161,847  
   
Bonus
$3,523 - $38,600  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,798  
Commission
$44,000  
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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$67,471 - $188,718  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,675
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$19.23 - $51.32  
   
Overtime
$31.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$3,523 - $38,600  
   
Commission
$44,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,798  
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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$67,471 - $188,718  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $128,056

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Surpassing the national average by 33 percent, Experienced Finance Directors in Houston receive some of the highest pay in the country. Experienced Finance Directors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+31 percent), Los Angeles (+31 percent), Boston (+20 percent), and San Diego (+18 percent).

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Skills That Affect Finance Director Salaries

Financial Modeling
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Strategic Planning
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Forecasting
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Business Strategy
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People Management
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National Average
$128,000

Senior Financial Management
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 7%

Budgeting
up arrow 7%

Budget Management
up arrow 8%

Operations Management
up arrow 10%

Accounting
up arrow 24%

Human Resources
up arrow 32%

General Ledger Accounting
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 236 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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