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.

$59,209 - $161,474
$59K
$110K
$160K
MEDIAN: $112,543
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$16.31 - $49.99
$16
$24
$50
MEDIAN: $24.43
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$0$187K
Salary $59,209 - $161,474
Bonus $2,430 - $39,075
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $29,900
Commission $5,817 - $123,650
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).
)
$57,653 - $187,345
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,901
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $16.31 - $49.99
Overtime $0.00 - $54.81
Annual Data $0$187K
Bonus $2,430 - $39,075
Commission $5,817 - $123,650
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $29,900
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).
)
$57,653 - $187,345
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 95

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

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.

Read More...

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.

Common Career Paths for Finance Director


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px

Finance Director Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Finance Director

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: $120,047

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.

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Finance Director

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 503 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
27%
ADVERTISEMENT
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Finance Director Salaries

▲7%

National Average
$120,000

▼1%

▼9%

▼39%

Skills That Affect Finance Director Salaries



▲7%




National Average
$120,000

▼9%

▼10%


Windows Operating System General Use
▼12%




▼26%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 503 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: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 10%
ADVERTISEMENT