Salaries//Finance Director

Finance Director salary in US

Average Base Salary in US

$160,365
$29,462
Additional Cash Compensation
$189,827
Total Compensation
Median: 155,000
Min: $35K
Max: $366K

How Much Does a Finance Director Make in US?

The average salary for a Finance Director in US is $160,365. The average additional cash compensation for a Finance Director in US is $29,462. The average total compensation for a Finance Director in US is $189,827. Finance Director salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Finance Director employees in US.

Finance Director
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best-paying cities for Finance Director

The metropolitan areas that pay the highest salaries for software engineers are San Francisco, Colorado, Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, Atlanta and Remote.
City NameAverage SalaryCompared to National Average
San Francisco, CA$203,679
+ 23% (157,751)
Colorado, CO$182,000
+ 13% (157,751)
Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, AZ$178,750
+ 12% (157,751)
Atlanta, GA$177,091
+ 11% (157,751)
Remote$176,854
+ 11% (157,751)
Pittsburgh, PA$174,500
+ 10% (157,751)
Houston, TX$173,125
+ 9% (157,751)
Detroit, MI$172,125
+ 8% (157,751)
Miami, FL$170,143
+ 7% (157,751)
Charlotte, NC$169,571
+ 7% (157,751)

Finance Director Salary by gender

The average Finance Director salary for women is $149,865 and the average Finance Director salary for men is $160,041.

Finance Director Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Finance Director with 7+ years of experience is $156,934.

Finance Director Salary ranges

The most common Finance Director salary in US is between $160k - $170k.

Average Finance salaries in US

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Budget Analyst$71,338
Min: $0K
Max: $140K
Accountant$74,240
Min: $0K
Max: $245K
Financial Analyst$85,943
Min: $0K
Max: $221K
Senior Accountant$92,541
Min: $0K
Max: $225K
Senior Financial Analyst$105,268
Min: $47K
Max: $240K
Controller$141,186
Min: $0K
Max: $300K
Finance Director$160,365
Min: $35K
Max: $366K
Vice President of Finance$197,943
Min: $96K
Max: $500K
CFO (Chief Financial Officer)$228,698
Min: $2K
Max: $682K

FAQ

Q:

What does a finance director do?

A.

A finance director is a senior-level position so its main responsibilities include monitoring budgets, training accountants, conducting financial reviews, and leading financial strategy.

Q:

How to become a finance director?

A.

A finance director typically has a bachelor's degree in accounting or finance and at least 10 years of professional experience, usually in financial roles like financial analyst, accountant, controller, and senior accountant.

Q:

How much does a finance director make?

A.

The salary range of a finance director is $40K-$245K. The average salary for a Finance Director in US is $160,365.

Career Info

Finance Director jobs in US

Skills that affect Finance Director salaries in US

1
Budget Management
10% have this skill
2
Financial analysis
3% have this skill
3
Financial Accounting
2% have this skill
4
Operational Analysis
2% have this skill
5
Strategic Management
2% have this skill
6
Financial Modeling
2% have this skill

Average Finance Director Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Finance Director make the most at companies with 1,000+ employees, earning $166,636 on average.

Recent Finance Director salaries in US

$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Finance Director reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Remote
$175,000
Yearly Salary
A Finance Director reported a yearly salary of $175,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Los Angeles, CA
$190,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Finance reported a yearly salary of $190,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Seattle, WA
$103,500
Yearly Salary
A Financial Systems & Operations Support reported a yearly salary of $103,500
7+ Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Baltimore, MD
$124,500
Yearly Salary
A Revenue Cycle/Charge Services Director reported a yearly salary of $124,500
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Baltimore, MD
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Finance Manager reported a yearly salary of $140,000 with +$35,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Seattle, WA
$157,500
Yearly Salary
A Director of Finance reported a yearly salary of $157,500
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Remote
$222,560
Yearly Salary
A Director, Accounting reported a yearly salary of $222,560 with +$44,512 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
San Francisco, CA
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Finance Director reported a yearly salary of $180,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Remote
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Finance and Analytics reported a yearly salary of $180,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Remote