CFOs rate their happiness above average.

At CareerExplorer, we conduct an ongoing survey with millions of people and ask them how satisfied they are with their careers. As it turns out, CFOs rate their career happiness 3.4 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 34% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy CFOs are to similar careers in the industry. Take a look at the results below:

Salaries and satisfaction ratings in similar careers

Career Satisfaction Avg Salary
Stock trader
3.4
$60k
Consultant
3.2
$78k

So what does it mean to be happy in your career? Let’s break it down into different dimensions:

Are CFOs happy with their salary?