How much does a Budget Director make in the United States? The average Budget Director salary in the United States is $181,640 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $156,322 and $209,034. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $156,322 10% $133,271 90% $233,975 75% $209,034 $181,640 50%(Median)
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National Science Foundation - Alexandria, VA

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TESOL International Assoc - Alexandria, VA

BUDGET AND FINANCE SPECIALIST

Arlington County (Virginia) Government - Arlington, VA

Senior Budget Analyst

ManTech - Arlington, VA

Job Description for Budget Director

Budget Director directs and controls an organization's budgeting and financial forecasting activities. Leads the budgeting process for annual, quarterly, and monthly budget development. Being a Budget Director develops budgetary policies and guidelines to meet short and long-term financial goals. Establishes processes to incorporate past financial results into budget development. Additionally, Budget Director monitors and analyzes performance against budgets. Develops and implements tools and reporting used for planning, forecasting, monitoring, and decision support. Presents budget data to senior management and/or board. May require a MBA. Typically reports to top management. The Budget Director manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. To be a Budget Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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CPI Aerostructures, Inc. engages in the contract production of structural aircraft parts for fixed wing aircraft and helicopters in the commercial and defense markets. The company also offers aero systems, such as reconnaissance pod structures and fuel panel systems; and supplies parts for maintenance, repair, and over... More
Fiscal Year Ended in 2019
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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
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City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
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City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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Skills associated with Budget Director: Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Forecasting, Budget Administration, Financial Analysis Software ...More

Salary estimation for Budget Director at companies like : CPI AEROSTRUCTURES INC, DORIAN LPG LTD, Howmet Aerospace Inc.