Average Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salary

$1,800,000
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$275,000
Bonus
$100,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is $1,800,000.
10%
$768k
10%
$2m
50%
$7m
90%
90%
MEDIAN $1,800,000
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Salary
$768k - $7m
Bonus
$61k - $778k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $100k
Total Pay
$777k - $17m

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Job Description for Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Tasks
  • Develop internal control policies, guidelines, and procedures for activities such as budget administration, cash and credit management, and accounting.
  • Prepare or direct preparation of financial statements, business activity reports, financial position forecasts, annual budgets, and/or reports required by regulatory agencies.
  • Provide leadership and coordination in the administrative, business planning, accounting and budgeting efforts of the company.

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Popular Skills for Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Skills in Senior Financial Management and Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Financial Analysis, Accounting and Financial Reporting.

Pay by Experience Level for Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

An early career Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $1,333,315 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $1,110,000 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $6,000,000 based on 6 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 20 survey responses.
Early Career
45.0%
Mid Career
25.0%
Experienced
30.0%

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