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Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salary

How much does a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

$263,666 (USD)/yr

$127 (USD)/hr

$58,165 (USD)/yr

$259,346 (USD)/yr

$125 (USD)/hr

$58,165 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Directs and coordinates company's financial affairs according to financial principles and government regulations. Establishes major economic objectives and policies for the company. Develops, directs and prepares financial analyses of operations for guidance of management. Recommends changes and ideas to top management or Board of Directors in regard to policies and programs.
The average chief financial officer (cfo) salary in United States is $263,666 or an equivalent hourly rate of $127. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $58,165. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$166,036 (USD)

$421,931 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$305,661 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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