Financial Director Salary

Financial Directors in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — over one-half have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $35K to $153K per year, median earnings come to $67K per year. Although just over a fifth lack health benefits of any kind, the larger part do enjoy medical insurance, and more than two-fifths get dental coverage, too. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Female Financial Directors make up most of the survey respondents at 76 percent. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$36,001 - $150,340
$36K
$67K
$150K
MEDIAN: $66,591
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50%
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$12.53 - $38.13
$13
$18
$38
MEDIAN: $17.97
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$0$152K
Salary $36,001 - $150,340
Bonus $357.45 - $29,361
Profit Sharing $6,531
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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$34,638 - $152,847
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 69
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $12.53 - $38.13
Overtime $26.23
Annual Data $0$152K
Bonus $357.45 - $29,361
Profit Sharing $6,531
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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$34,638 - $152,847
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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Job Description for Financial Director

The financial director is the executive responsible for a company's finances. They manage the people or teams who gather, analyze, and report financial data related to the company's operations. Typically, they report directly to the chief executive officer and the board of directors; depending on the company, they may be offered a seat on the board.

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Financial Director Tasks

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Financial Director

Pay by Experience for a Financial Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Financial Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 25 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Financial Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Financial Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 24 salaries. A Financial Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 30 salaries.

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Key Stats for Financial Director

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
32%
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Experience Affects Financial Director Salaries

▲33%

Experienced
▲13%

Mid-Career
▲11%

National Average
$64,000

▼19%

Skills That Affect Financial Director Salaries

Financial Analysis
▲3%

National Average
$64,000

Budget Management
▼7%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 23%
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