Financial controller salary in United States
How much does a Financial Controller make in the United States?
Average base salary
The average salary for a financial controller is $98,747 per year in the United States. 2.7k salaries reported, updated at January 27, 2023
Salaries by years of experience in the United States
|Years of experience||Per year|
|Less than 1 year|
|1 to 2 years|
|3 to 5 years|
|6 to 9 years|
|More than 10 years|
Top companies for Financial Controllers in United States
Highest paying cities for Financial Controllers near United States
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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Financial Controllers
Certified Management Accountant(earn +22.46% more)
The jobs requiring this certification have decrease by 34.91% since 2018. Financial Controllers with this certification earn +22.46% more than the average base salary, which is $98,747 per year.
|Year||Number of job openings on Indeed requiring this certification||Change from previous year|
|2012||123||increase by 123|
|2013||273||increase by 121.95%|
|2014||406||increase by 48.72%|
|2015||281||decrease by 30.79%|
|2016||549||increase by 95.37%|
|2017||461||decrease by 16.03%|
|2018||719||increase by 55.97%|
|2019||468||decrease by 34.91%|
Most common benefits for Financial Controllers
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Disability insurance
- Flexible spending account
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Vision insurance
Salary satisfactionBased on 284 ratings
74% of Financial Controllers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.
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Common questions about salaries for a Financial Controller
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