Treasurers in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — slightly less than two-thirds have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $31K to $208K per year, median earnings come to $86K annually. Overall cash earnings for Treasurers vary widely between $31K and $208K; for a few high rollers, the final number can encompass upwards of $75K each from bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Women Treasurers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. For the most part, Treasurers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly one in five of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and the larger part claim dental coverage as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$35,960 - $183,392
$36K
$86K
$180K
MEDIAN: $86,365
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$11.10 - $34.11
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$17
$34
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$35,960 - $183,392  
   
Bonus
$100.00 - $75,000  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $73,602  
Total Pay (?
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$30,825 - $208,034  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 322
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$11.10 - $34.11  
   
Overtime
$13.09 - $46.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$100.00 - $75,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $73,602  
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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$30,825 - $208,034  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 77

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Job Description for Treasurer

Treasurers manage daily cash flow for their organization and help improve banking services. They are also responsible for creating and presenting departmental strategy to management, as well as create reports and data analysis for use of the management team. Other tasks performed by treasurers include directing, managing, disciplining, and evaluating staff under their supervision. These professionals also serve as advisers to the management team. As well as helping control the company's debt and investments, the treasurer should be creative in finding new ways of improving payment strategies, creating efficiencies, and streamlining processes with in the company. Treasurers generally work full time during regular business hours.

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Treasurer Tasks

  • Invest excess cash in a manner which receives the highest returns with acceptable levels of risk.
  • Provide regular analysis, forecasts, and reports on the organization's financial condition.
  • Maintain accurate records of an organization's accounts and investments, and determine cash liquidity needs.
  • Manage the payroll, accounting for salaries, benefits, and taxes.
  • Review and approve plans for taking on debt, and handle procedures for taking out loans or selling bonds.

Common Career Paths for Treasurer


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It's not very common for Treasurers to move on to become Chief Financial Officers. Average pay for a Chief Financial Officer is $123K annually. Typical career progression for a Treasurer involves becoming a Top Corporate Treasurer or a Financial Controller, roles that pay $28K more and $5K more on average.

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Popular Skills for Treasurer


Treasurers report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Risk Management / Risk Control, Banking, and Investment Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 203 percent, 161 percent, and 48 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Financial Reporting and Budget Management. The majority of those who know Financial Analysis also know Cash Flow Management and Budget Management. A tool kit that includes Financial Reporting also typically contains Budget Management and Cash Flow Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Treasurer

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


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $47K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $64K on average. Professionals who claim 10 to 20 years of experience can secure some pretty cushy paychecks; the median for this group is a six-figure $113K. For some reason, Treasurers with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $93K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $72,878

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

For those looking to make money, Treasurers in Stamford enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 217 percent above the national average. Treasurers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+176 percent), Houston (+154 percent), Dallas (+146 percent), and Pittsburgh (+136 percent).

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Key Stats for Treasurer

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
31%
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Experience Affects Treasurer Salaries



National Average
$73,000



Skills That Affect Treasurer Salaries

Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 203%

Banking
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Investment Management
up arrow 48%



Accounting
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National Average
$73,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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