Regional salary profile for CFOs and controllers.


In which regions of the country do corporate accountants earn the most money?

CFOs and controllers enjoy higher pay in Northeast and West

A recent survey of accountants in private industry revealed that CFOs and controllers in small companies (under $50 million in annual revenues) in the Northeast and on the West Coast make more money than they do elsewhere in the country.

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Tax managers earn more in North Central region

Tax managers, however, buck the geographic trend. They earn higher salaries in the North Central area than in any other region of the country.

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Source: 1998 Salary Guide, Accountants on Call and Accountants Executive Search, Saddle Brook, New Jersey.

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