Assistant Controller in Chicago, Illinois Salary

An Assistant Controller in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $76,195 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Financial Reporting, Financial Applications, and Microsoft Office.

$63,478 - $136,526
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MEDIAN: $76,195
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$65,884 - $139,107  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Controller

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Controller has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Controller with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 18 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Controller with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Assistant Controller which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 13 salaries. An Assistant Controller with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $105,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Assistant Controller

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Assistant Controller Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

National Average
$79,000

Experienced
▼3%

Mid-Career
▼8%

Entry-Level
▼19%

Skills That Affect Assistant Controller Salaries

Financial Reporting
▲32%

Financial Applications
▲28%

Microsoft Office
▲26%

Financial Analysis
▲4%

Month-End Close
▼0%

National Average
$79,000

Accounts Payable
▼1%

General Ledger Accounting
▼3%

Cost Accounting
▼4%

Microsoft Excel
▼10%

Budgeting
▼16%

Payroll Administration
▼18%

Microsoft Word
▼29%

Accounts Receivable
▼37%

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: