How much does a Chief Financial Officer make?

Updated Sep 25, 2021

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$167,260 /yr
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2,026 salaries

$87K

Low

$167K

Average

$320K

High

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The national average salary for Chief Financial Officer is $167,260 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Chief Financial Officer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2026 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Chief Financial Officer employees.

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Alvarez & Marsal
4.1

Alvarez & Marsal

Chief Financial Officer

$96,299

 /yr
Range: $88K - $112K
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$88K

$112K

$88,319 - $111,728 Range

Mason Public Schools

Chief Financial Officer

$113,324

 /yr
Range: $113K - $113K

$113K

$113K

$113,324 - $113,324 Range

Horton Doyle

Horton Doyle

Chief Financial Officer

$244,738

 /yr
Range: $220K - $369K

$220K

$369K

$219,910 - $368,881 Range

US Department of Veterans Affairs
3.7

US Department of Veterans Affairs

Chief Financial Officer

$119,739

 /yr
Range: $108K - $138K

$108K

$138K

$108,125 - $137,945 Range

GE
4

GE

Chief Financial Officer

$229,279

 /yr
Range: $139K - $328K

$139K

$328K

$139,423 - $328,408 Range

PIN Business Network
4.3

PIN Business Network

Chief Financial Officer

$125,029

 /yr
Range: $125K - $125K

$125K

$125K

$125,029 - $125,029 Range

Ciena Healthcare
2.8

Ciena Healthcare

Chief Financial Officer

$402,983

 /yr
Range: $291K - $502K

$291K

$502K

$290,873 - $502,160 Range

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Taylor White
5

Taylor White

Chief Financial Officer

$228,777

 /yr
Range: $146K - $238K

$146K

$238K

$146,311 - $237,756 Range

US Army
3.8

US Army

Chief Financial Officer

$144,511

 /yr
Range: $84K - $168K

$84K

$168K

$84,066 - $168,153 Range

ACBB-BITS
3.4

ACBB-BITS

Chief Financial Officer

$189,417

 /yr
Range: $176K - $229K

$176K

$229K

$176,316 - $228,600 Range

Aneri Jewels

Aneri Jewels

Chief Financial Officer

$126,917

 /yr
Range: $125K - $128K

$125K

$128K

$125,403 - $128,430 Range

Wilbert Plastic Services

Chief Financial Officer

$211,424

 /yr
Range: $85K - $268K

$85K

$268K

$85,362 - $267,738 Range

Goodwill
3.3

Goodwill

Chief Financial Officer

$173,196

 /yr
Range: $70K - $268K

$70K

$268K

$69,949 - $268,361 Range

Paxen Group
2.6

Paxen Group

Chief Financial Officer

$134,592

 /yr
Range: $125K - $144K

$125K

$144K

$124,994 - $144,190 Range

Heber Light
4.2

Heber Light

Chief Financial Officer

$115,848

 /yr
Range: $113K - $127K

$113K

$127K

$112,845 - $127,407 Range

Bottega Veneta
3.6

Bottega Veneta

Chief Financial Officer

$150,094

 /yr
Range: $150K - $187K

$150K

$187K

$150,094 - $187,247 Range

Sweet Green Fields
4.5

Sweet Green Fields

Chief Financial Officer

$257,812

 /yr
Range: $230K - $271K

$230K

$271K

$229,606 - $270,953 Range

Asklepion Pharmaceuticals

Asklepion Pharmaceuticals

Chief Financial Officer

$256,312

 /yr
Range: $251K - $282K

$251K

$282K

$251,161 - $281,539 Range

YMCA
3.9

YMCA

Chief Financial Officer

$79,547

 /yr
Range: $54K - $200K

$54K

$200K

$53,728 - $200,303 Range

ABC
3.9

ABC

Chief Financial Officer

$250,503

 /yr
Range: $126K - $313K

$126K

$313K

$126,047 - $312,892 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Chief Financial Officer salaries

The national average salary for a Chief Financial Officer is $167,260 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Chief Financial Officer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2026 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Chief Financial Officer employees.

The highest salary for a Chief Financial Officer in United States is $320,444 per year.

The lowest salary for a Chief Financial Officer in United States is $87,304 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent chief financial officer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$175,000
per year
A Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $175,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$150,000
per year
A Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$160,000
per year
A Controller/Chief Financial Officer in the Tuscaloosa, AL Area area reported making $160,000 per year
Additional Pay
$75k cash bonus
$85k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Tuscaloosa, AL Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$160,000
per year
A Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $160,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$134,355
per year
A Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in the St. Louis, MO Area area reported making $134,355 per year
Additional Pay
$17k profit sharing
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
St. Louis, MO Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private