How much does a Chief Financial Officer make in the United States?

2.2k salaries reported, updated at July 30, 2021
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The average salary for a chief financial officer is $127,459 per year in the United States and $20,000 profit sharing per year.

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Most common benefits

  • 403(b)
  • Vision insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Stock options
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Most common benefits for Chief Financial Officers

  • 403(b)
  • Vision insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Stock options
  • Work from home
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) matching
  • Disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Relocation assistance
  • 401(k)
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79% of Chief financial officers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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