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Financial Officer Salary

A Financial Officer earns an average salary of $53,077 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Budgeting, Financial Analysis, and Accounting. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$31,996 - $95,747
(Median)
$32K
$53K
$96K
MEDIAN: $53,076
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50%
90%

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$12.97 - $24.49
(Median)
$13
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $18.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$31,996 - $95,747  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,681  
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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$31,332 - $100,805  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 125
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.97 - $24.49  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,681  
   
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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$31,332 - $100,805  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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Job Description for Financial Officer

A financial officer is a crucial position when it comes to finances and proper investing. Depending on the setting, you will be responsible for advising an individual or company on how to allocate their resources in investments, expenditures, and other details involved in financials decisions. You will also be responsible for the creation of budgets and the accounting of a company. With those financial decisions, you will be required to create reports, charts, and other documents to display how your financial planning is being instituted and executed.

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Financial 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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Pay by Experience Level for Financial Officer

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

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Experience Affects Financial Officer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Financial Officer Salaries

Budgeting
up arrow 38%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 28%

Accounting
up arrow 17%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 9%

National Average
$51,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 13%
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