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CFO Salary Survey - 2017

Below is a UK CFO Salary Survey to give typical salaries for roles in different sectors and different regions across the country. 

We hope you find the salary survey useful, it is meant as a guide and will vary in practice. Specialist advice should be sought to discuss individual cases. If you are a company looking to recruit a CFO then we’d love to discuss packages and the role in more detail, contact our CFO team today.

For smaller businesses please see our Finance Director Salary Guide.

Benefits for a CFO usually vary but on the whole include car, contributory pension, healthcare and a bonus indexed to company performance.

South East
£50M- £250M turnover = £105-150K + Benefits
£250M - £500M turnover = £150-175K + Benefits
£500-£1BN turnover = £175-250 + Benefits
£1BN + turnover = £250K upwards+ Benefits

South West & Wales
£50M- £250M turnover = £100-142K + Benefits
£250M - £500M turnover = £142-160K + Benefits
£500-£1BN turnover = £160-205K + Benefits
£1BN + turnover = £205K upwards+ Benefits

The Midlands
£50M- £250M turnover = £100-139K + Benefits
£250M - £500M turnover = £139-158K + Benefits
£500-£1BN turnover = £158-198K + Benefits
£1BN + turnover = £198K upwards+ Benefits

North West
£50M- £250M turnover = £98-137K + Benefits
£250M - £500M turnover = £138-156K + Benefits
£500-£1BN turnover = £156-196K + Benefits
£1BN + turnover = £196K upwards+ Benefits

North East
£50M- £250M turnover = £94-133K + Benefits
£250M - £500M turnover = £133-152K + Benefits
£500-£1BN turnover = £152-189K + Benefits
£1BN + turnover = £189K upwards+ Benefits

Scotland
£50M- £250M turnover = £92-131K + Benefits
£250M - £500M turnover = £131-150K + Benefits
£500-£1BN turnover = £150-182K + Benefits
£1BN + turnover = £182K upwards+ Benefits

Factors that will affect individual results will be: years of experience, qualifications, variations within a region and individual organisational complexities. The results are to be used as a guide only and specialist advice should be taken on an individual basis.

For further information please see our location pages and speak to one of our regional advisors.