Finance Director Salary

The average salary for a Finance Director in the UK is:


Job profile for a Finance Director

Manage a Finance Team. Liaise with Banks and Auditors. Develop and ecxecute the Finance Strategy. Develop the Business Strategy and Annual Operating Plan. Manage the P&L and Balance Sheet. Ensure a strong control environment.

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Finance Director Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £67,895.

The average salary in 2009 was £74,232, based on 98 respondents (a difference of 9% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £72,089, based on 143 respondents (a difference of -3% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £69,627, based on 125 respondents (a difference of -3% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £63,798, based on 71 respondents (a difference of -8% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Finance Director based on all salary survey responses is: £65,000

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Finance Director is £35.28.

Assorted Finance Director Salary Information

£50,000South West26-August-20
£50,000North West5-September-17
£70,000South East19-June-17
£56,000South East28-April-16
Chart to the right shows ten most recent raw datapoints. Outlying points may be discarded.
Graph of Finance Director salary data

Finance Director Salary By UK Region

£61,830South East
£54,850East of England
£78,543North West
£46,786South West
£56,760Yorkshire and North East

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Finance Director, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £52,917 for a worker in their 20s, £69,144 (30s), £81,844 (40s) and £81,844 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Finance Director is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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