The average salary for an Entry-Level Assistant Controller is $60,702 per year.

$43,093 - $86,826
$43K
$61K
$87K
MEDIAN: $60,702
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$12.74 - $29.00
$13
$19
$29
MEDIAN: $19.18
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$43,093 - $86,826  
   
Bonus
$516 - $10,046  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $6,000  
Commission
$15,920  
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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$39,997 - $89,008  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 766
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.74 - $29.00  
   
Overtime
$15.51 - $42.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$516 - $10,046  
   
Commission
$15,920  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $6,000  
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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$39,997 - $89,008  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 105

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National Average: $60,430

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Assistant Controller Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Assistant Controller in Bethesda:
"Keep on Climbing."
Assistant Controller is the time to shine, as it can launch you directly into a Controller or even CFO position depending on the size of the company.

Assistant Controller in Wilmington:
"That the Construction market would improve."
Make sure to ask for a higher salary at hiring, because in the private construction industry, raises are not given out regularly, especially to women.

Assistant Controller in Atlanta:
"Experience is invaluable while your young... Intern, intern!"
Observe all the information you can....glean what you can from all the experiences good/bad as well as experiences that occur with other people.

Assistant Controller in Santa Barbara:
"Path to success."
To begin your accounting career, put in your time at a large corporation in their accounting pool (assuming you don't go to work directly for the Big 4). Learn everything you can for 2 years, then make the jump to Senior Accountant or Accounting Manager. Learn how to leverage and delegate for 2 years, then find a growing company that can use your honed skill set.

Key Stats for Assistant Controller

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 117 votes.
064
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
31%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Assistant Controller Salaries

Financial Applications
up arrow 7%

Budgeting
up arrow 5%



Month-End Close
0%

Cost Accounting
0%

National Average
$60,000


Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Quickbooks
up arrow 3%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 5%

Human Resources
up arrow 6%


Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 117 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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