FINANCE DIRECTOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$125,000
$81,000
Min 10%
$125,000
Median 50%
$194,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
DLA Piper
Highest Paying City
Seattle, WA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
4.0 years
How much does a finance director make?
The national average salary for a Finance Director in the United States is $126,121 per year or $60.64 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 113,000. The top 10 percent earn over $194,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $81,000 annually. Professional companies and Internet companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. States with the highest Finance Director salaries include Washington, South Dakota, Montana, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. The typical employment in the position spans 4.0 years.

Average Finance Director Salary By Company

Finance Directors report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Finance Directors are in Professional companies and Internet companies. Companies like DLA Piper or Major League Soccer will get you the highest pay packages. Companies like Michael Page and Facebook also pay high salaries to their Finance Directors.

Average Finance Director Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Finance Director in the United States is $126,121 per year or $60.64 per hour. Working in Seattle, WA as a Finance Director will pay you the highest wages at around $147,383 per year. Not only that, Seattle, WA also has an average entry-level salary of $100,000. Washington, South Dakota, Montana, Minnesota, and Wisconsin are the states with the highest payscale for Finance Directors. South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Seattle, WA
$147,383
2
Portland, OR
$138,206
3
Detroit, MI
$131,209
4
Hoffman Estates, IL
$130,663
5
Denver, CO
$130,460

Average Finance Director Salary By Industry

Finance Director salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Manufacturing companies, Retail companies, and Finance companies pay higher-than-average wages for Finance Directors. Salaries for Finance Directors in Manufacturing companies average $132,428 annually, while Retail companies and Finance companies pay $129,272 and $128,036, respectively. The average salary for Finance Directors in the Automotive industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $120,156.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Manufacturing
$132,428
2
Retail
$129,272
3
Finance
$128,036
4
Health Care
$127,383
5
Internet
$125,964

RECENTLY ADDED Finance Director SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
10/31/2019
$112,000
Lucas Group
Finance Director
10/31/2019
$110,000
YMCA
Finance Director
10/31/2019
$52,000
Smith Arnold Partners
Finance Director
10/31/2019
$140,000
The Classical Academies
Finance Director
10/31/2019
$100,000
Smith Arnold Partners
Finance Director
10/31/2019
$120,000
Ciresi & Morek
Finance Director
10/31/2019
$220,000
Mile One Automotive
Finance Director
10/30/2019
$200,000
Finance Director
10/29/2019
$121,037
Robert Half
Finance Director
10/29/2019
$73,045
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