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

A Vice President (VP) Finance & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) earns an average salary of $148,312 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in Senior Financial Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$82,089 - $235,151
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MEDIAN: $149,024
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$21.29 - $99.33
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MEDIAN: $45.98
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Salary
$82,089 - $235,151  
   
Bonus
$2,490 - $78,037  
Profit Sharing
$1,996 - $49,833  
Commission
$53,250  
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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$86,116 - $291,339  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 923
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$21.29 - $99.33  
   
Overtime
$58.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$2,490 - $78,037  
   
Commission
$53,250  
Profit Sharing
$1,996 - $49,833  
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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$86,116 - $291,339  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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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

  • Oversee all financial related matters where depth and scope is relative to the size of the company.
  • Create financial plans as defined by the board of directors.
  • Direct financing strategies, analysis, forecasting and budget management.
  • Direct all aspects of accounting operations such as receivables, payables, payroll and financial reporting.

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Pay by Experience Level for Vice President (VP) Finance & Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Pay by Experience for a Vice President (VP) Finance & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) has a positive trend. An entry-level Vice President (VP) Finance & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $115,000 based on 83 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Vice President (VP) Finance & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $134,000 based on 144 salaries. An experienced Vice President (VP) Finance & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $164,000 based on 400 salaries. A Vice President (VP) Finance & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $179,000 based on 473 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $166,032

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Key Stats for Vice President (VP) Finance & Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 136 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
53%
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Experience Affects Vice President (VP) Finance & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salaries

▲8%

National Average
$166,000

▼2%

▼20%

▼31%

Skills That Affect Vice President (VP) Finance & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salaries




▲1%

National Average
$166,000

Compliance (Financial)
▼2%






People Management
▼12%

▼13%


▼19%

Microsoft Excel
▼38%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 136 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
53%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 9%
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