Treasurer Salary

Just under two-thirds of Treasurers in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $31K to $224K per year, but median earnings come to around $87K per year. The range in cash compensation to Treasurers ($31K to $224K) includes potential earnings of $67K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Male Treasurers are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 51 percent of the field. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,466 - $194,502
(Median)
$39K
$87K
$190K
MEDIAN: $87,435
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$10.64 - $31.03
(Median)
$11
$17
$31
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$39,466 - $194,502  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $67,314  
Profit Sharing
$2,000 - $68,784  
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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$31,279 - $224,366  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 555
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$10.64 - $31.03  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $42.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $67,314  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000 - $68,784  
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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$31,279 - $224,366  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 96
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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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While Treasurers do not often become Chief Financial Officers, the job pays $123K per year on average. Going from Treasurer to Top Corporate Treasurer is the transition that occurs most often in this field, where the paychecks are $102K. Many others choose to work as Financial Controllers, where pay is typically $77K.

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Popular Skills for Treasurer


Survey results suggest that Treasurers put a wide range of professional skills to use. 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 160 percent, 136 percent, and 34 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Budget Management and Financial Reporting. For most people, competency in Financial Analysis indicates knowledge of 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.


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $48K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $71K. Those with 10 to 20 years of experience under their belts can expect their paychecks to flourish around the six-figure median of $113K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $101K by contrast.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $80,632

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

Treasurers will find that Stamford offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 187 percent. Treasurers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+166 percent), Pittsburgh (+113 percent), New York (+110 percent), and Los Angeles (+86 percent). Denver ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 7 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Treasurer Salaries



National Average
$81,000



Skills That Affect Treasurer Salaries

Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 160%

Banking
up arrow 136%

Investment Management
up arrow 34%



Accounting
up arrow 2%

National Average
$81,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 105 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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