How much does a CFO make?

Updated Oct 26, 2021

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$149,672 /yr
Average Base Pay

369 salaries

$80K

Low

$150K

Average

$281K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for CFO is $149,672 per year in United States. Filter by location to see CFO salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 369 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by CFO employees.

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Sysco
3.4

Sysco

CFO

$173,014

 /yr
Range: $160K - $237K
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$160K

$237K

$160,473 - $237,103 Range

CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen)
3.8

CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen)

CFO

$186,907

 /yr
Range: $175K - $283K

$175K

$283K

$175,482 - $282,579 Range

Alvarez & Marsal
4.1

Alvarez & Marsal

CFO

$194,248

 /yr
Range: $169K - $234K

$169K

$234K

$169,108 - $234,435 Range

Centene
3.4

Centene

CFO

$166,843

 /yr
Range: $161K - $169K

$161K

$169K

$160,768 - $168,631 Range

GE
4

GE

CFO

$198,029

 /yr
Range: $191K - $206K

$191K

$206K

$191,335 - $205,735 Range

RGP
4.1

RGP

CFO

$190,731

 /yr
Range: $188K - $194K

$188K

$194K

$187,928 - $194,045 Range

Orchard Brands
3

Orchard Brands

CFO
About 

$167K -$220K

$167K

$220K

$166,858 - $219,551 Range

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Non Profit Services
3.6

$77K

$190K

$77,009 - $189,603 Range

Steward Health Care System
2.6

$231K

$336K

$230,616 - $335,764 Range

IBM
4

IBM

CFO
About 

$140K -$192K

$140K

$192K

$140,079 - $192,493 Range

TitleMax
3.7

TitleMax

CFO
About 

$155K -$196K

$155K

$196K

$155,310 - $196,227 Range

One Hope United
2.6

One Hope United

CFO
About 

$177K -$205K

$177K

$205K

$177,220 - $205,156 Range

Europ Assistance
3.7

$158K

$219K

$157,817 - $218,668 Range

TMX Finance Family of Companies
4

$162K

$202K

$162,190 - $202,134 Range

HCA Healthcare
3.5

HCA Healthcare

CFO
About 

$172K -$314K

$172K

$314K

$171,820 - $314,221 Range

State of Washington
3.4

$173K

$192K

$173,378 - $191,698 Range

University of Mobile
4.3

$144K

$156K

$143,930 - $156,400 Range

$78K

$85K

$78,410 - $84,609 Range

Wildcat Discovery Technologies
3.4

$268K

$289K

$267,754 - $289,131 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a CFO salaries

The national average salary for a CFO is $149,672 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a CFO salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 369 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a CFO employees.

The highest salary for a CFO in United States is $281,193 per year.

The lowest salary for a CFO in United States is $79,667 per year.

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