Average Director of Finance Salary

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The average salary for a Director of Finance is $99,813.
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$68k - $148k
$2k - $29k
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$500 - $20k
Total Pay
$66k - $160k

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Director of Finance
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Financial Controller
Vice President (VP), Finance
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Director of Finance

Skills in Forecasting, Financial Modeling and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Financial Compliance and Financial Reporting.

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Finance

An early career Director of Finance with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $82,398 based on 75 salaries. A mid-career Director of Finance with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,087 based on 149 salaries. An experienced Director of Finance with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $105,720 based on 422 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $106,287.
Employees with Director of Finance in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 45.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (22.9% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (16.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Kansas City, Missouri (9.8% less).

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