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Treasurer Salary

Treasurers who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up slightly less than two-thirds of Treasurers. Pay fluctuates from $33K to $212K per year, but expected earnings average $89K per year. Overall incomes of Treasurers generally bottom out at around $33K and peak near $212K; the final number can, in exceptional cases, include upwards of $52K each for bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Residence and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Treasurers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Men working as Treasurers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 53 percent. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,040 - $189,764
(Median)
$41K
$89K
$190K
MEDIAN: $89,245
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$9.95 - $30.64
(Median)
$9
$18
$31
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$41,040 - $189,764  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $52,029  
Profit Sharing
$1,030 - $51,556  
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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$32,746 - $212,393  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 481
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$9.95 - $30.64  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $44.12  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $52,029  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,030 - $51,556  
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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$32,746 - $212,393  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 80

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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.
  • Review and approve plans for taking on debt, and handle procedures for taking out loans or selling bonds.
  • Maintain accurate records of an organization’s accounts and investments, and determine cash liquidity needs.
  • Manage the payroll, accounting for salaries, benefits, and taxes.

Common Career Paths for Treasurer


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Though it's uncommon, some Treasurers move into roles as Chief Financial Officers, where pay is an average $122K per year. A Top Corporate Treasurer role is the most common promotion for Treasurers moving up the ladder, and pay for the position tends to be around the $104K mark. Another typical, albeit less common, transition for Treasurers is a Financial Controller position, where earnings are usually $77K.

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Popular Skills for Treasurer


Survey results imply that Treasurers put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, facility with Banking, Investment Management, and Cash Flow Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 143 percent, 17 percent, and 10 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Budget Management and Financial Reporting. Most people familiar with Financial Analysis also know 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.


The average inexperienced worker earns $51K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $72K. Those with 10 to 20 years of experience under their belts can expect their paychecks to flourish around the six-figure median of $112K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $103K.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 181 percent, Treasurers in Stamford receive some of the highest pay in the country. Treasurers will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+93 percent), New York (+91 percent), Houston (+82 percent), and Atlanta (+62 percent). Denver ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 9 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Treasurer Salaries



National Average
$82,000



Skills That Affect Treasurer Salaries

Banking
up arrow 143%

Investment Management
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Accounting
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National Average
$82,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 102 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 14%
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