$87,439
Avg. Salary
$27.32
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$8,345

Bonus

$4,991

Profit Sharing

$14,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Director Of Finance & Administration is $27.32 per hour.

The average pay for a Director Of Finance & Administration is $87,439 per year.

$17.51
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MEDIAN $27.32
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MEDIAN $87,439
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$0$154K
Salary $52,857 - $144,201
Bonus $518 - $28,673
Profit Sharing $881 - $17,873
Commission $14,000
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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$52,291 - $154,095
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,752
Hourly Data $0$58
Hourly Rate $17.51 - $43.36
Overtime $0.00 - $58.17
Annual Data $0$154K
Bonus $518 - $28,673
Commission $14,000
Profit Sharing $881 - $17,873
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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$52,291 - $154,095
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 63

Job Description for Director of Finance & Administration

Directors of finance and administration are experienced employees who oversee the daily financial and administrative activity for a company. This position typically require at least a bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, finance, or another related field; it also usually requires many years of experience working in administration and financial management, with both legal degrees and management experience preferred.

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Director of Finance & Administration Tasks

  • Develop, refine, and direct use of accounting systems and internal control of those systems.
  • Coordinate all audits and work with internal teams to meet operating goals.
  • Hire and supervise staff in daily operations.
  • Direct profit forecasts, expense budgets, and accounting analyses.
  • Direct daily management of budget and human resources.

Common Career Paths for Director of Finance & Administration


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Directors of Finance & Administration sometimes assume positions such as VPs of Finance and Chief Financial Officers. That role pays $145K per year on average. Chief Financial Officers or VPs of Finance are common next-step roles for Directors of Finance & Administration moving up in their careers; annual pay for Chief Financial Officers is $34K higher on average, and it's $50K higher for VPs of Finance.

Director of Finance & Administration Job Listings

Popular Skills for Director of Finance & Administration


Directors of Finance & Administration seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Financial Modeling, Senior Financial Management, and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 46 percent, 15 percent, and 10 percent, respectively. Those listing Accounts Payable as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Office Management and Payroll Administration also typically command lower compensation. The majority of those who know Accounting also know Financial Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Finance & Administration

Pay by Experience for a Director of Finance & Administration has a positive trend. An entry-level Director of Finance & Administration with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 161 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director of Finance & Administration with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 305 salaries. An experienced Director of Finance & Administration which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 504 salaries. A Director of Finance & Administration with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 327 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $89,193

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

For those looking to make money, Directors of Finance & Administration in San Diego enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 63 percent above the national average. Directors of Finance & Administration will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+53 percent), San Francisco (+44 percent), Dallas (+40 percent), and Seattle (+39 percent). Directors of Finance & Administration' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Directors of Finance & Administration in Nashville bring in salaries that are 24 percent lower than the national average. Workers in Cincinnati and Irvine earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (21 percent less and 15 percent less, respectively).

Director of Finance & Administration Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Director of Finance & Administration?

Director of Finance & Administration in Jacksonville, Florida:
"Opportunities for a grow city."
Pros: A lot of opportunities with more large companies coming to town
Cons: Commute and constant road construction

Director of Finance & Administration in Philadelphia:
"Manageable city to get around."
Pros: restaurants
Cons: commute

Director of Finance & Administration in Orange:
"Leadership under Construction."
When selecting a company select a team that will help you grow professionally. A team that will allow you to make decisions, trusts your judgement and where your decisions will not be overturned behind your back. Avoid companies that are managed by family members within, it's a recipe for disaster for your mental state well-being and will stump your growth professionally. There will always be stress in the workplace, but unnecessary stress from the decision makers, for example; due to lack of time regards is not appreciated. Having your team on hold because decisions are not made in a timely manner puts a burden on everyone. Fear of pointing out corrective actions or constructive criticism does not help the team, and will not help improve personal their work ethics. Being a leader, giving support both on the personal and workplace is a very satisfying reward. You are respected for your experience and professionalism. Do what you say and say what you do!

Director of Finance & Administration in Shawnee:
"Tedious, specialized, medium stress, travel."
Must work with others; pay attention to legislation, regulations and policies; monitor funding; able to translate policies and regulations to the lay person.

Director of Finance & Administration in Chicago:
"Summary."
Pros: Exciting city, excellent experience, favourable geographic location.
Cons: Windy, big city.

Director of Finance & Administration in Houston:
"Serve And Work."
Be of service. Look out for your interests privately and with key players. Be of service to your company, your peers, your network, your community, department, boss, etc. Create value, and always be willing to replace yourself. Work your career and career plan, explore all opportunities. It all goes so fast, avoid drama, serve others and serve your own chosen path, which will change BTW. Adapt, serve, advance, and, go with the flow and then find a corporate/work environment that will do the same. Your career will be MUCH more rewarding if it is of service someone(s) or something. Good luck!

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Key Stats for Director of Finance & Administration

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 338 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
31%

Experience Affects Director of Finance & Administration Salaries

▲9%

▲8%

National Average
$89,000

▼5%

▼18%

Skills That Affect Director of Finance & Administration Salaries

Financial Modeling
▲47%



▲4%


National Average
$89,000



▼2%

▼5%







Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 338 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 12%