Vice President (VP) Finance & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salary (United States)

A Vice President (VP) Finance & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) earns an average salary of $132,080 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Mergers and Acquisitions, Senior Financial Management, and Cash Flow Management.
Vice President (VP) Finance & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salary (?
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$79,125 - $207,819
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MEDIAN: $132,080
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Vice President (VP) Finance & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salary (?
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$15.10 - $117.21
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MEDIAN: $41.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$90K$180K$270K
Salary
$79,125 - $207,819  
   
Bonus
$1,970 - $66,603  
Profit Sharing
$1,973 - $35,929  
Commission
$0.00 - $77,566  
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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$81,502 - $253,721  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,071
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Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $117.21  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,970 - $66,603  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $77,566  
Profit Sharing
$1,973 - $35,929  
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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$81,502 - $253,721  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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Job Description for Vice President (VP) Finance & Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Vice presidents of finance and chief financial officers perform very similar job duties. As such, their titles can be interchangeable depending on the size of a given company. When both positions exist in a company, CFOs are generally considered to be more strategically-oriented and forward thinking whereas finance VPs ensure that their respective company's finances are managed appropriately and effectively. However, both positions report to and/or work closely with the president and the CEO of a given company.
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Vice President (VP) Finance & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Tasks
  • Direct financing strategies, analysis, forecasting and budget management.
  • Direct all aspects of accounting operations such as receivables, payables, payroll and financial reporting.
  • Oversee all financial related matters where depth and scope is relative to the size of the company.
  • Coordinate, prepare and review all annual financial reports.

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Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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San Diego
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Los Angeles
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Boston
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Atlanta
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Washington
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Chicago
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Miami
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Houston
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Dallas
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Philadelphia
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National Average
$148,000
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Experience Affects Vice President (VP) Finance & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salaries

National Average
$148,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Vice President (VP) Finance & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salaries

Mergers and Acquisitions
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Senior Financial Management
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Cash Flow Management
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Strategic Planning
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Operations Management
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Financial Analysis
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Financial Modeling
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Leadership
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Budgeting
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Accounting
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Financial Reporting
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National Average
$148,000
People Management
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Budget Management
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Forecasting
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Human Resources
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Gender

Female
31%
female alumni
 
Male
69%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
54%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 9%
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