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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 $88K per year and spread from $31K to $207K per year. Overall cash earnings of Treasurers stretch from $31K near the bottom to $207K at the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $50K each from bonuses and profit sharing. Residence and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. 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. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
$39,241 - $184,929
(Median)
$39K
$88K
$180K
MEDIAN: $88,324
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$9.98 - $29.87
(Median)
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$17
$30
MEDIAN: $16.00
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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$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$39,241 - $184,929  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $50,193  
Profit Sharing
$2,980 - $51,118  
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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$30,635 - $207,079  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 442
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$9.98 - $29.87  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $44.76  
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 - $50,193  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,980 - $51,118  
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).
)
$30,635 - $207,079  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 68
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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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Treasurers do not often transition into Chief Financial Officer roles. The role averages $121K per year. With an annual salary of $104K, Top Corporate Treasurer is the most common role for Treasurers to subsequently assume on their way up the ladder. Transitioning into a Financial Controller role — which usually pays $77K — is also typical for Treasurers, though less common by comparison.

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Popular Skills for Treasurer


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, facility with Banking, Investment Management, and Cash Flow Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 144 percent, 18 percent, and 17 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like 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.


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $47K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $74K. After one to two decades on the job, professionals can reap plentiful salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $108K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $101K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


For Treasurers, Stamford provides a pay rate that is 187 percent greater than the national average. Treasurers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+126 percent), Los Angeles (+95 percent), New York (+92 percent), and Atlanta (+51 percent). Denver is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 8 percent.

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Experience Affects Treasurer Salaries



National Average
$82,000



Skills That Affect Treasurer Salaries

Banking
up arrow 144%

Investment Management
up arrow 18%



Accounting
0%

National Average
$82,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 100 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
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 15%