Finance Officer Salary

Finance Officers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $56K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. There are more female Finance Officers who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 65 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers.

$35,635 - $93,353

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$12.12 - $22.48

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$35,635 - $93,353  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,271  
Total Pay (?
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$31,867 - $94,858  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 167
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.12 - $22.48  
   
Overtime
$17.41 - $29.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,271  
   
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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$31,867 - $94,858  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Job Description for Finance Officer

Finance officers are executives who handle financial issues and decisions in a company. They may oversee accounting departments, review reports, and create budgets. Financial officers also may supervise spending, which can include investments and cash management; they may be responsible for preparing financial statements while maintaining compliance with state and federal government regulations. Managing an internal audit and reporting findings, as well as making recommendations based on that audit, is often part of the duties of a finance officer.

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Finance Officer Tasks

  • Supervise investment strategies, direct financial resources, and manage company assets.
  • Ensure that accounting, budget and audit controls and systems are in compliance with State, Federal and local rules and regulations.
  • Coordinate financial record-keeping and oversee the development of yearly budgets.
  • Provide financial guidance and management expertise related to company operations and financial strategy

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Finance Officers only report a few specific skills. Fortunate workers who know Financial Analysis can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 25 percent above average. General Ledger Accounting and Financial Reporting as skills, however, tend to be associated with significantly smaller paychecks.

Pay by Experience Level for Finance Officer

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


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $53K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $49K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $65K in this role. Finance Officers who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $62K.

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Experience Affects Finance Officer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Finance Officer Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 25%

Accounting
0%

National Average
$53,000

Financial Reporting
up arrow 8%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 14%
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