Average Financial Manager Salary

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The average salary for a Financial Manager is $71,751.
MEDIAN $71,751
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$44k - $117k
$490 - $20k
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$1k - $14k
$600 - $20k
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$39k - $120k

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Job Description for Financial Manager

Financial Manager Tasks
  • Prepare and submit budget and resource reports and statements, with an eye towards compliance.
  • Perform ad hoc, non-routine financial analysis as needed.
  • Manage client accounts and act as the subject matter expert for budgetary decisions.
  • Refine and implement monthly, quarterly, and annual reports for designated groups.
The top respondents for the job title Financial Manager are from the companies U.S. Air Force (USAF), The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory and Winters Instruments. Reported salaries are highest at The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory where the average pay is $92,000. Winters Instruments pays the lowest at around $67,932.

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Popular Skills for Financial Manager

Skills in Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Budget Management, Accounting and Financial Reporting.

Pay by Experience Level for Financial Manager

An entry-level Financial Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $56,211 based on 153 salaries. An early career Financial Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,429 based on 386 salaries. A mid-career Financial Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,506 based on 417 salaries. An experienced Financial Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,209 based on 452 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $76,276.
Employees with Financial Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 27.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (21.4% more) and Dallas, Texas (18.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charlotte, North Carolina (5.8% less).

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