An Assistant Controller earns an average salary of $63,820 per year.
Assistant Controller Total Pay (?
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$43,328 - $94,234
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MEDIAN: $63,820
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Assistant Controller Total Pay (?
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$13.42 - $30.16
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,328 - $94,234  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,248  
Profit Sharing
$508 - $10,067  
Commission
$0.00 - $1,017  
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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$41,920 - $100,112  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,112
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.42 - $30.16  
   
Overtime
$17.86 - $47.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,248  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $1,017  
Profit Sharing
$508 - $10,067  
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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$41,920 - $100,112  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,112
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Controller
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Experience Affects Assistant Controller Salaries

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$64,000

Skills That Affect Assistant Controller Salaries

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Gender
Female
61%
female alumni
 
Male
39%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
14%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 13%
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