Assistant Controller Salary (United States)

An Assistant Controller earns an average salary of $64,806 per year. A skill in Budgeting is associated with high pay for this job.
Assistant Controller Total Pay (?
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$44,030 - $96,345
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MEDIAN: $64,806
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Assistant Controller Total Pay (?
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$13.76 - $30.05
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,030 - $96,345  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,781  
Profit Sharing
$518 - $9,741  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$42,364 - $101,307  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,206
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.76 - $30.05  
   
Overtime
$18.24 - $49.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,781  
   
Profit Sharing
$518 - $9,741  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$42,364 - $101,307  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,206
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Job Description for Assistant Controller

An assistant controller manages day-to-day accounts activities and often oversees any internal auditing. The assistant controller must have a good working knowledge of financial regulations to ensure that the finance department is working within those parameters. It is expected that the assistant controller is a good leader and manager, as they usually help develop their team and advise their superiors. Assistant controllers are responsible for the accuracy of data in accounts, and they must ensure that all of their counts maintain integrity. They also may be responsible for the budget and for allocating resources as necessary; this includes creating reports and overseeing the annual budget and presenting it to their superiors. The assistant controller will often report to the company’s chief executive officer or chief financial officers, in addition to other supervisors they may have.
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Assistant Controller Tasks
  • Review and edit statements to align with business requirements and industry standards.
  • Assist in the preparation and reporting of financial statements for an organization.

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What is it like working as an Assistant Controller?
Assistant Controller in St. Charles:
Pros: Enjoy the work, the location and my co-workers.
Cons: Some weeks require 45 to 50 hours per week or longer at year end. At the current time, I also am responsible for benefit administration, including 401K and insurance.

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Experience Affects Assistant Controller Salaries

National Average
$65,000

Skills That Affect Assistant Controller Salaries

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Gender

Female
62%
female alumni
 
Male
38%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 13%
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