Late-Career Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salary

Salaries for Late-Career Chief Financial Officers are generous, with average pay above six figures ($145K) per year. Final cash compensation to Late-Career Chief Financial Officers varies from around $86K to approximately $288K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $78K and $45K, respectively. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Late-Career Chief Financial Officers is high. Men make up the majority of Late-Career Chief Financial Officers (65 percent) survey respondents. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$83,961 - $238,901
$84K
$150K
$240K
MEDIAN: $147,552
10%
50%
90%

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$19.73 - $97.60
$20
$43
$98
MEDIAN: $43.38
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90%

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$0$291K
Salary $83,961 - $238,901
Bonus $2,923 - $78,864
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $40,188
Commission $7,500
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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$86,867 - $291,291
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,002
Hourly Data $0$97
Hourly Rate $19.73 - $97.60
Overtime $0.00 - $95.71
Annual Data $0$291K
Bonus $2,923 - $78,864
Commission $7,500
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $40,188
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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$86,867 - $291,291
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 50

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $158,895

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Late-Career Chief Financial Officers, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Late-Career Chief Financial Officers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+41 percent), Boston (+34 percent), Seattle (+29 percent), and Dallas (+25 percent). San Diego ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 8 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Austin (8 percent less) and Portland (7 percent less).

Key Stats for Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 514 votes.
20 years or more
100%

Skills That Affect Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salaries

Leadership
▲27%


Financial Modeling
▲19%

National Average
$159,000

Operations Management
▼3%

Risk Management / Risk Control
▼3%


Forecasting
▼8%


▼11%

Cash Flow Management
▼14%


Budget Management
▼20%

Human Resources
▼21%

Budgeting
▼24%

General Ledger Accounting
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 514 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 9%