A Financial Officer earns an average salary of $54,119 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Budgeting, Financial Reporting, and Financial Analysis. 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.

$31,967 - $109,711
(Median)
$32K
$54K
$110K
MEDIAN: $54,118
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$11.71 - $30.43
(Median)
$12
$19
$30
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$31,967 - $109,711  
   
Bonus
$96.63 - $10,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,050  
Total Pay (?
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$31,249 - $101,446  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 88
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.71 - $30.43  
   
Overtime
$30.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$96.63 - $10,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,050  
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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$31,249 - $101,446  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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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

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Financial Officer Salaries

Budgeting
up arrow 37%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 20%


Accounting
up arrow 7%

National Average
$52,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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