Experienced Finance Director Salary

In a profession for which the median take-home is approximately $129K, approximately one-third of overall earnings for Experienced Finance Directors arrives through commissions. With some bonuses approaching $39K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $25K, overall incomes of Experienced Finance Directors spread between $68K and $188K depending on individual performance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Male Experienced Finance Directors are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 55 percent of the field. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$68,174 - $161,980
$68K
$120K
$160K
MEDIAN: $119,574
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$20.47 - $53.16
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MEDIAN: $25.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$68,174 - $161,980  
   
Bonus
$3,848 - $38,673  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $24,528  
Commission
$41,905  
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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$68,145 - $188,360  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,708
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$20.47 - $53.16  
   
Overtime
$31.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$3,848 - $38,673  
   
Commission
$41,905  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $24,528  
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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$68,145 - $188,360  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $128,581

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San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Experienced Finance Directors, 34 percent higher than the national average. Experienced Finance Directors will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+32 percent), Houston (+31 percent), Boston (+19 percent), and Denver (+17 percent). Washington is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 1 percent.

Key Stats for Finance Director

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 241 votes.
10-19 years
79%
20 years or more
21%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Finance Director Salaries

Financial Modeling
▲18%

Strategic Planning
▲18%


Data Analysis
▲15%

Forecasting
▲7%

People Management
▲4%

Business Strategy
▲1%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
$129,000

Senior Financial Management
▼2%

Budget Management
▼6%

Financial Reporting
▼8%

Budgeting
▼9%

Operations Management
▼12%

Accounting
▼24%

General Ledger Accounting
▼36%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 241 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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