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How much does a Controller make in the United States?

Average base salary
6.3k salaries reported, updated at Jul 06, 2020
per year
The average salary for a controller is $95,830 per year in the United States.
Most common benefits
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k) matching
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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

License categories:
Top license
Job openings
FINRA License
3 jobs
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Top skill
Job openings
Financial Acumen
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28Company icon
Financial Report Writing
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Private Equity
42Company icon
Financial Services
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Field of study categories:
Top field of study
Job openings
Finance Degree
668 jobs
1,052Company icon
Accounting Degree
1,457 jobs
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Most common benefits for Controllers

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Vision insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Commuter assistance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Life insurance
  • Referral program
  • Food provided
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 1,185 ratings

64% of Controllers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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