How much does a Chief Financial Officer make?

Updated Oct 18, 2021

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$167,168 /yr
Average Base Pay

2,019 salaries

$87K

Low

$167K

Average

$320K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Chief Financial Officer is $167,168 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Chief Financial Officer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2019 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Chief Financial Officer employees.

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$163,040

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$186,192

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Alvarez & Marsal
4.1

Alvarez & Marsal

Chief Financial Officer

$96,234

 /yr
Range: $88K - $112K
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$88K

$112K

$88,259 - $111,653 Range

Mason Public Schools

Chief Financial Officer

$113,248

 /yr
Range: $113K - $113K

$113K

$113K

$113,248 - $113,248 Range

Horton Doyle

Horton Doyle

Chief Financial Officer

$244,574

 /yr
Range: $220K - $369K

$220K

$369K

$219,762 - $368,633 Range

US Department of Veterans Affairs
3.7

US Department of Veterans Affairs

Chief Financial Officer

$119,658

 /yr
Range: $108K - $138K

$108K

$138K

$108,052 - $137,852 Range

GE
4

GE

Chief Financial Officer

$229,125

 /yr
Range: $139K - $328K

$139K

$328K

$139,329 - $328,187 Range

PIN Business Network
4.3

PIN Business Network

Chief Financial Officer

$124,945

 /yr
Range: $125K - $125K

$125K

$125K

$124,945 - $124,945 Range

Ciena Healthcare
3

Ciena Healthcare

Chief Financial Officer

$402,712

 /yr
Range: $291K - $502K

$291K

$502K

$290,677 - $501,822 Range

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Taylor White
5

Taylor White

Chief Financial Officer

$228,623

 /yr
Range: $146K - $238K

$146K

$238K

$146,212 - $237,596 Range

US Army
3.8

US Army

Chief Financial Officer

$144,414

 /yr
Range: $84K - $168K

$84K

$168K

$84,009 - $168,040 Range

ACBB-BITS
3.4

ACBB-BITS

Chief Financial Officer

$189,290

 /yr
Range: $176K - $228K

$176K

$228K

$176,197 - $228,446 Range

Aneri Jewels

Aneri Jewels

Chief Financial Officer

$126,832

 /yr
Range: $125K - $128K

$125K

$128K

$125,319 - $128,344 Range

Wilbert Plastic Services

Chief Financial Officer

$211,281

 /yr
Range: $85K - $268K

$85K

$268K

$85,304 - $267,557 Range

Goodwill
3.2

Goodwill

Chief Financial Officer

$173,079

 /yr
Range: $70K - $268K

$70K

$268K

$69,901 - $268,181 Range

Paxen Group
2.6

Paxen Group

Chief Financial Officer

$134,502

 /yr
Range: $125K - $144K

$125K

$144K

$124,910 - $144,093 Range

Heber Light
4.2

Heber Light

Chief Financial Officer

$115,770

 /yr
Range: $113K - $127K

$113K

$127K

$112,769 - $127,321 Range

Bottega Veneta
3.6

Bottega Veneta

Chief Financial Officer

$149,993

 /yr
Range: $150K - $187K

$150K

$187K

$149,993 - $187,121 Range

Sweet Green Fields
4.5

Sweet Green Fields

Chief Financial Officer

$257,639

 /yr
Range: $229K - $271K

$229K

$271K

$229,452 - $270,771 Range

Asklepion Pharmaceuticals

Asklepion Pharmaceuticals

Chief Financial Officer

$256,140

 /yr
Range: $251K - $281K

$251K

$281K

$250,992 - $281,350 Range

YMCA
3.9

YMCA

Chief Financial Officer

$79,494

 /yr
Range: $54K - $200K

$54K

$200K

$53,692 - $200,168 Range

ABC
4

ABC

Chief Financial Officer

$250,335

 /yr
Range: $126K - $313K

$126K

$313K

$125,962 - $312,681 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Chief Financial Officer salaries

The national average salary for a Chief Financial Officer is $167,168 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Chief Financial Officer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2019 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Chief Financial Officer employees.

The highest salary for a Chief Financial Officer in United States is $320,181 per year.

The lowest salary for a Chief Financial Officer in United States is $87,279 per year.

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

Recent Salary Reports

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

$240,000
per year
A Chief Financial Officer in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $240,000 per year
Additional Pay
$50k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$285,000
per year
A Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $285,000 per year
Additional Pay
$140k cash bonus
$140k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$195,000
per year
A Chief Financial Officer in the Ann Arbor, MI Area area reported making $195,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Ann Arbor, MI Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$108,000
per year
A Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in the Montgomery, AL Area area reported making $108,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Montgomery, AL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$374,580
per year
A Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in the Las Vegas, NV Area area reported making $374,580 per year
Additional Pay
$50k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Las Vegas, NV Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public
$134,000
per year
A Chief Financial Officer in the Ames, IA Area area reported making $134,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Ames, IA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$150,238
per year
A Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $150,238 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University