Average Financial Manager Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$72,431
Avg. Salary
$4,943
Bonus
$3,273
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Financial Manager in Chicago, Illinois is $72,431.
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MEDIAN $72,431
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Salary
$50k - $110k
Bonus
$500 - $25k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$50k - $138k

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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
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Financial Manager

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

Pay by Experience Level for Financial Manager

An early career Financial Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $84,244 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Financial Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,733 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Financial Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,524 based on 9 salaries.
Employees with Financial Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 25.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (16.9% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (12.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charlotte, North Carolina (6.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 29 survey responses.
Early Career
37.9%
Mid Career
31.0%
Experienced
31.0%