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 $132,125 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 Business Strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions, Senior Financial Management, and Financial Modeling.
Vice President (VP) Finance & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Total Pay (?
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$78,435 - $209,198
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MEDIAN: $132,125
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Vice President (VP) Finance & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Total Pay (?
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$14.79 - $119.61
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MEDIAN: $44.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$90K$180K$270K
Salary
$78,435 - $209,198  
   
Bonus
$1,985 - $72,368  
Profit Sharing
$2,013 - $35,743  
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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$81,562 - $257,782  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,176
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $119.61  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,985 - $72,368  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $77,566  
Profit Sharing
$2,013 - $35,743  
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).
)
$81,562 - $257,782  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,176
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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
Cincinnati
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San Francisco
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Los Angeles
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San Diego
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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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Seattle
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Houston
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Philadelphia
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Milwaukee
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National Average
$149,000
Dallas
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Experience Affects Vice President (VP) Finance & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salaries

National Average
$149,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Vice President (VP) Finance & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salaries

Business Strategy
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Mergers and Acquisitions
up arrow 47%
Senior Financial Management
up arrow 24%
Financial Modeling
up arrow 15%
Strategic Planning
up arrow 9%
Financial Analysis
up arrow 7%
Operations Management
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Budgeting
up arrow 5%
Leadership
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Accounting
0%
National Average
$149,000
Financial Reporting
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Forecasting
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Budget Management
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Gender
Female
30%
female alumni
 
Male
70%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
55%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 9%
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