Finance Officer Salary

For Finance Officers, yearly average wages total $54K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Finance Officers like their work and job satisfaction is high. While some workers in this profession — approximately one-fifth — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and a majority have dental insurance. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 58 percent. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$30,663 - $101,455
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$54K
$100K
MEDIAN: $53,778
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$0$101K
Salary $30,663 - $101,455
Bonus $119.20 - $20,134
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$30,819 - $101,078
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 129
Hourly Data $0$53
Hourly Rate $12.50 - $30.00
Overtime $31.35
Annual Data $0$101K
Bonus $119.20 - $20,134
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$30,819 - $101,078
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

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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

  • Coordinate financial record-keeping and oversee the development of yearly budgets.
  • Provide financial guidance and management expertise related to company operations and financial strategy
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Finance Officer

Pay by Experience for a Finance Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Finance Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 71 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Finance Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 53 salaries. An experienced Finance Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 46 salaries. A Finance Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 21 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,756

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Finance Officers, Washington provides a pay rate that is 16 percent greater than the national average. Those in the field find the lowest salaries in New York, 1 percent below the national average.

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Key Stats for Finance Officer

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Finance Officer Salaries

Late-Career
▲29%

Experienced
▲16%

National Average
$53,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

▼13%

Skills That Affect Finance Officer Salaries

Senior Financial Management
▲91%

General Ledger Accounting
▲22%

Financial Reporting
▲22%

▲14%

National Average
$53,000

Financial Analysis
▼5%

Microsoft Excel
▼10%

Intuit QuickBooks
▼42%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 20%
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