Average Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

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The average salary for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in Boston, Massachusetts is $168,847.
MEDIAN $168,847
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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 Financial Reporting, Senior Financial Management and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounting and Strategic Planning.

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 $130,180 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $150,432 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $172,243 based on 69 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $180,592.
Employees with Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 2.2% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (10.5% less), Atlanta, Georgia (10.1% less) and Seattle, Washington (8.4% less).

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