$110,598
Avg. Salary
$25.23
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$18,164

Bonus

$5,194

Profit Sharing

$40,695

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Finance Director is $25.23 per hour.

The median Finance Director has a base pay of $110,598. Salaries generally range from $60k to $159k. The median bonus is $18,164. Skills that can affect salary include Financial Analysis, Financial Reporting, Financial Modeling, Accounting, Windows Operating System General Use, Budgeting, Forecasting, Budget Management, Strategic Planning, Microsoft Excel, General Ledger Accounting, Senior Financial Management, People Management, Data Analysis, Operations Management.
$16.66
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$50.18
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MEDIAN $25.23
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MEDIAN $110,598
$59,764 - $158,614
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MEDIAN: $110,598
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$0$182K
Salary $59,764 - $158,614
Bonus $2,971 - $36,173
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $24,064
Commission $5,918 - $123,067
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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$58,502 - $182,772
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 5,727
Hourly Data $0$56
Hourly Rate $16.66 - $50.18
Overtime $0.00 - $56.38
Annual Data $0$182K
Bonus $2,971 - $36,173
Commission $5,918 - $123,067
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $24,064
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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$58,502 - $182,772
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 171

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.

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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: $118,569

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

Finance Director Advice

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

Finance Director in Southlake:
"Valuable skills associated with compliance."

Finance Director in Atlanta:
"How much stress is involved."
Use data to make decisions, not emotions.

Finance Director in New York:
"Posibilities of advancement."
It is important to evaluate the commute as well as the possibilities of promotion and advancement.

Finance Director in Miami:
"BUDGETING."
MANAGE STAFF.

Finance Director in Chicago:
"Time and people management is key. Planning is critical."
This is a high stress job in some companies. Plan ahead and manage up as well as down. Make sure you have a good "right" hand that you can trust. If you don't know how to delegate learn to. Learn to mange people - they don't teach you that in school. You are only as good as the team you build.

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.

Finance Director in St. Paul:
"Varied jobs, HR, AP, AR, GL, Computers, Phones."
Must like variety if you work for a Non-Profit.

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Key Stats for Finance Director

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1003 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
28%

Experience Affects Finance Director Salaries

▲8%

▼0%

National Average
$119,000

▼8%

▼38%

Skills That Affect Finance Director Salaries



▲9%




National Average
$119,000

▼8%



Windows Operating System General Use
▼11%




▼25%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1003 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 10%