Vice President (VP), Finance Salary in New York

An average VP of Finance in New York can expect to take home roughly $129K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $51K and $24K, respectively — total cash payment to VPs of Finance in New York can bottom out near $111K or peak near $215K depending on individual performance. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Making up 72 percent of those who took the survey, male VPs of Finance in New York, N.Y. greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$98,178 - $180,214
MEDIAN: $128,780

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$98,178 - $180,214  
$5,775 - $51,434  
Profit Sharing
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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).
$110,631 - $215,495  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 403
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J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), Citigroup, Inc., Morgan Stanley, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., and Credit Suisse are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of New York VPs of Finance. Credit Suisse attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $157K.

With a median salary of $128K, Citigroup, Inc. provides VPs of Finance in New York, N.Y. with the lowest pay in their field; moreover, earnings are capped at only $155K, limiting employee salary growth.

Pay by Experience Level for

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

Annually raking in $145K, the average professional in this position sees a six-figure salary within the first five years. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $159K in this role. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $197K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Salaries

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Financial Modeling
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Project Management
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Data Analysis
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Portfolio Management
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Financial Analysis
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Risk Management / Risk Control
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Financial Reporting
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 60 votes.


28 %
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 7%