Average Early-Career Financial Manager Salary

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The average salary for an Early-Career Financial Manager is $61,429.
MEDIAN $61,429
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$40k - $99k
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$170 - $10k
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$36k - $100k

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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.

Career Paths

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Financial Manager
Finance Director
Finance Manager
Financial Controller
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Financial Manager

Skills in Financial Analysis and Accounting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Budget Management 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 68 salaries. A mid-career Financial Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,503 based on 337 salaries. An experienced Financial Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,707 based on 418 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $76,587.
Employees with Financial Manager in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 37.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (27.8% more) and New York, New York (9.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (10.5% less), Washington, District of Columbia (2.7% less) and Charlotte, North Carolina (2.4% less).

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