Finance Director Salary

A Finance Director earns an average salary of $108,460 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Financial Modeling, Strategic Planning, and Forecasting. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$58,517 - $159,765
$59K
$110K
$160K
MEDIAN: $111,208
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$16.90 - $49.19
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$49
MEDIAN: $24.67
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$0$186K
Salary $58,517 - $159,765
Bonus $2,536 - $38,871
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $25,975
Commission $4,894 - $122,167
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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$56,793 - $186,332
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5,357
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $16.90 - $49.19
Overtime $0.00 - $51.13
Annual Data $0$186K
Bonus $2,536 - $38,871
Commission $4,894 - $122,167
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $25,975
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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$56,793 - $186,332
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 163

Job Description for Finance Director

Finance directors hold a leadership position, so general management duties such as scheduling, hiring, and carrying out performance evaluations may be necessary. These directors generally lead a finance team in creating strategic plans regarding the company's finances; this includes both accounting duties and financial analyses and projections. The team which the finance director leads should identify risks and areas in need of improvement so the company can identify mistakes before they come to realization and further increase profits.

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Finance Director Tasks

  • Manages the preparation of budgets, forecasts and accounting activities.
  • Directs the staff operations, business planning and budget development and compliance for the department.
  • Oversees the preparation of regulatory and financial reporting as required, and ensures compliance.
  • Develops policies and procedures to control and report financials.

Finance Director Pay By Employer

$0$161K

Microsoft Corp
7 profiles
$145,000

YMCA
7 profiles
$55,000

$137,000

Common Career Paths for Finance Director


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Popular Skills for Finance Director

Pay by Experience Level for Finance Director

Pay by Experience for a Finance Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Finance Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 407 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Finance Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $109,000 based on 895 salaries. An experienced Finance Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $129,000 based on 1,679 salaries. A Finance Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $118,000 based on 759 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $118,881

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

Finance Director Reviews

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

Finance Director in Snoqualmie:
"Implementing the vision of the Organization."
Pros: Finger on the pulse of the operation. I enjoy being the gate keeper.
Cons: I sometimes have to say no to department heads who are close to budget.

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Key Stats for Finance Director

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 836 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
27%

Experience Affects Finance Director Salaries

▲8%

▼0%

National Average
$119,000

▼8%

▼38%

Skills That Affect Finance Director Salaries



▲8%




National Average
$119,000

▼9%



Windows Operating System General Use
▼11%




▼25%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 836 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 10%