CFO (Chief Financial Officer) salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$245,954
$177,462
Additional Cash Compensation
$423,416
Total Compensation
Median: $246K
Min: $153K
Max: $300K

How Much Does a CFO (Chief Financial Officer) Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a CFO (Chief Financial Officer) in Chicago is $245,954. The average additional cash compensation for a CFO (Chief Financial Officer) in Chicago is $177,462. The average total compensation for a CFO (Chief Financial Officer) in Chicago is $423,416. CFO (Chief Financial Officer) salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous CFO (Chief Financial Officer) employees in Chicago.

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CFO (Chief Financial Officer) jobs in Chicago

Senior Manager, Finance Operations/CFO Services

Chicago
1 week ago
+21
At West Monroe, our people are our business. We pride ourselves on bringing a different mindset to consulting—and that takes a different approach: highly collaborative, flexible, and tenacious. Our people-first culture is core to our identity. It’s something we care about, and something we strive to enrich and preserve. No hierarchies. No siloes. No egos. Just smart ideas, unique perspectives, and the drive to make an impact for our clients.  We

Chief Financial Officer

Chicago
12 hours ago
+39
Position Overview: Catch Co. is looking for a strategic and experienced Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to lead our company’s financial organization and financial strategy. This is a critical role as Catch Co. looks to scale our 3 primary businesses to ensure proper execution, planning and analysis.  The role will also oversee legal and technical HR functions of the company. The CFO must be well-versed in financial management, especially accounting

FP&A Manager

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+54
Kin + Carta Americas is looking for a FP&A Manager to support the VP of Finance and the business operations teams to provide the required financial reporting data, analysis and project support for a growth/scaling business. 

FP&A Manager

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+35
We can hire for this position in Chicago, San Francisco, or Lehi, UT. We are also open to a remote hire in WA, OR, CA, UT, MN, NY. We all depend on healthcare throughout our lifetimes, for ourselves, and our families and friends, but it is notoriously difficult to navigate and understand. As an industry that comprises 20% of the US economy we think healthcare should work better for all of us. At Collective Health we believe it’s time for a new

Sales Operations FP&A Manager

Chicago
1 week ago
+39
Join our award-winning A-Team!  Ready to produce exceptional results with exceptional people?  Get in touch, we would love to get to know you.  Affinitiv is the largest provider of end-to-end, data-driven marketing and software solutions exclusively focused on the automotive customer lifecycle. Backed by 20+ years of automotive and marketing expertise, we pride ourselves on being the go-to experts in the industry. Not only do we work with over 6

VP of Finance

Chicago
5 days ago
+69
ActiveCampaign's category-defining Customer Experience Automation Platform (CXA) helps over 130,000 businesses in 170 countries meaningfully engage with their customers. The platform gives businesses of all sizes access to 500+ pre-built automations that combine email marketing, marketing automation, CRM, and machine learning for powerful segmentation and personalization across social, email, messaging, chat, and text. Over 70% of ActiveCampaign

Finance Director / FinOPs

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+24
ThinkMarkets is seeking an experienced Finance Director /FinOps of the Americas to join our growing company. A key component of the role will be presenting the financial matrix of the US business to stakeholders. You will lead a team of financial managers and work closely with the senior management on financial operations for the US broker dealer and all SEC/FINRA regulatory filings and requirements .  

FP&A Manager

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+23
About us. We're Tovala, a food-tech company completely reinventing home cooking to save consumers time. Through an innovative combination of hardware, software, and food, we give our customers a way to enjoy really good, good-for-you meals without sacrificing time to do whatever matters to them. We've amassed a loyal, rapidly growing following in just three years, radically changing the day-to-day lives of people across the country and

VP of Finance

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+16
Turn is a 40-person, experienced team of entrepreneurs that are focused on driving unprecedented value in the contingent workforce industry.  Our worker identity screening and sourcing platforms are used by companies in 30+ industry verticals ranging from rideshare and delivery to health care and event staffing. We support employers that need to develop last mile labor quickly – that could be 50 workers in Miami or 1k+ workers across multiple

CFO (Chief Financial Officer) Salary ranges

The most common CFO (Chief Financial Officer) salary in Chicago is between $250k - $260k.

Average CFO (Chief Financial Officer) Salary by Company Size

People with the job title CFO (Chief Financial Officer) make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $273,333 on average.

CFO (Chief Financial Officer) Salary by gender

The average CFO (Chief Financial Officer) salary for women is $246,250 and the average CFO (Chief Financial Officer) salary for men is $234,875.

CFO (Chief Financial Officer) Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a CFO (Chief Financial Officer) with 7+ years of experience is $245,566.

Average Finance salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Accountant $66,684
Min: $42K
Max: $146K
Budget Analyst $69,111
Min: $46K
Max: $135K
Financial Analyst $78,301
Min: $50K
Max: $150K
Senior Accountant $84,121
Min: $57K
Max: $120K
Senior Financial Analyst $94,651
Min: $65K
Max: $171K
Controller $130,975
Min: $85K
Max: $175K
Finance Director $153,641
Min: $115K
Max: $217K
Vice President of Finance $187,503
Min: $135K
Max: $275K
CFO (Chief Financial Officer) $245,954
Min: $153K
Max: $300K

Skills that affect CFO (Chief Financial Officer) salaries in Chicago

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Budget Management
5% have this skill
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Financial analysis
4% have this skill
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Financial Modeling
4% have this skill
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Strategic Management
4% have this skill
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Financial Accounting
4% have this skill
6
Valuation Analysis
4% have this skill

Recent CFO (Chief Financial Officer) salaries in Chicago

$225,000
Yearly Salary
A CFO (Chief Financial Officer) reported a yearly salary of $225,000 with +$50,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$300,000
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $300,000 with +$212,322 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$280,000
Yearly Salary
A Chief Financial Officer reported a yearly salary of $280,000 with +$1,479,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$240,000
Yearly Salary
A CFO (Chief Financial Officer) reported a yearly salary of $240,000 with +$120,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$200,000
Yearly Salary
A CFO (Chief Financial Officer) reported a yearly salary of $200,000 with +$100,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$227,000
Yearly Salary
A CFO reported a yearly salary of $227,000 with +$48,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
>10 Reports
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A CFO (Chief Financial Officer) reported a yearly salary of $180,000 with +$50,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$250,000
Yearly Salary
A CFO (Chief Financial Officer) reported a yearly salary of $250,000 with +$100,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$288,750
Yearly Salary
A CFO (Chief Financial Officer) reported a yearly salary of $288,750
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$245,000
Yearly Salary
A VP and CFO reported a yearly salary of $245,000 with +$100,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
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