Treasurer Salary

Treasurers in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent just under two-thirds of Treasurers. Salaries average out to around $89K annually and spread from $31K to $212K per year. Cash earnings for Treasurers — which occasionally include more than $81K from bonuses and more than $74K from profit sharing — stretch from around $31K to approximately $212K. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Women Treasurers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Treasurers making up 50 percent of survey respondents. Health benefits are not claimed by all — around one in five lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and the larger part have dental, too. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,371 - $185,249
$35K
$89K
$190K
MEDIAN: $89,315
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50%
90%

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$12.13 - $34.49
$12
$18
$34
MEDIAN: $17.56
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$35,371 - $185,249  
   
Bonus
$98.39 - $80,537  
Profit Sharing
$979 - $73,791  
Total Pay (?
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$30,825 - $211,746  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 304
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$12.13 - $34.49  
   
Overtime
$19.85 - $62.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$98.39 - $80,537  
   
Profit Sharing
$979 - $73,791  
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 - $211,746  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 74

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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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Treasurers sometimes assume positions such as Chief Financial Officers. That role pays $123K per year on average. The most common next step for a Treasurer is to become a Top Corporate Treasurer or a Financial Controller. The former position pays an additional $26K per year on average, and the latter position pays $2K more per year.

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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 210 percent, 152 percent, and 43 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Budget Management and Financial Reporting. Most people who know Financial Analysis also know Cash Flow Management and Budget Management. Skill sets containing Financial Reporting also tend to include Budget Management and Cash Flow Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Treasurer

Pay by Experience for a Treasurer has a positive trend. An entry-level Treasurer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 101 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Treasurer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 112 salaries. An experienced Treasurer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $107,000 based on 158 salaries. A Treasurer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 119 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $75,469

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

With a pay rate for Treasurers that is 206 percent greater than the national average, Stamford offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Treasurers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+192 percent), New York (+170 percent), Dallas (+137 percent), and Chicago (+132 percent).

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Key Stats for Treasurer

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
31%
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Experience Affects Treasurer Salaries

▲42%

▲30%

National Average
$75,000

▼14%

▼40%

Skills That Affect Treasurer Salaries

Risk Management / Risk Control
▲210%

Banking
▲152%

Investment Management
▲43%



Accounting
▲9%

National Average
$75,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 20%