Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a CFO make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$307,083 / yrTotal Pay
$179,420 / yrBase Pay
$127,663 / yrAdditional Pay

$307,083

 / yr
$178K$562K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a CFO is $307,083 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $179,420 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $127,663 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Related Job Titles

For Cfo

Some related job titles are CFO/Controller Salaries with median pay of $239,352, Chief Financial Officer Salaries with median pay of $318,911, Corporate Controller Salaries with median pay of $204,063, Finance Director Salaries with median pay of $240,709.

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$79,179

 / yr

$75,735

 / yr

$78,806

 / yr

$79,514

 / yr

$72,584

 / yr

$142,862

 / yr

$77,309

 / yr

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$68,326

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$90,027

 / yr

$67,591

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$76,331

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$78,409

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$72,600

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$78,756

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Top Paying Industries

For a Cfo in United States

The top paying industry for a Cfo in United States is Agriculture with a median total pay of $368,931.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • AgricultureAgriculture$368,931

    0% Lower than other industries

Agriculture

The top paying company in Agriculture for Cfo is Umbrella Corporation.

Umbrella CorporationUmbrella Corporation$368,931/yr

Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Business?

Jobs in business are in increasing demand, requiring workers with at least a bachelor’s degree and moderate to advanced technical skills, with the use of data often a required job function. To remain competitive, job seekers with little relevant field experience should consider higher degrees or industry-specific certificates to meet evolving requirements.

Recent Salaries Shared

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Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Chief Financial Officer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$105,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$525,000

/yr

$350K | $175K

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$3,750,000

/yr

$375K | $3M

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Chief Financial Officer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$170,000

/yr

$140K | $30K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
CFO/Controller

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$50,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$250,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday

CFO pay FAQ

The national average salary for a CFO is $179,420 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a CFO salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 384 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a CFO employees.

The highest salary for a CFO in United States is $328,338 per year.

The lowest salary for a CFO in United States is $104,063 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a CFO or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a CFO.