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Comptroller (Financial) Salary

A Comptroller (Financial) earns an average salary of $61,256 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
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$40,197 - $99,367
(Median)
$40K
$61K
$99K
MEDIAN: $61,256
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90%

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$14.19 - $38.33
(Median)
$14
$21
$38
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,197 - $99,367  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,197  
Profit Sharing
$1,800 - $8,139  
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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$39,080 - $100,153  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 754
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.19 - $38.33  
   
Overtime
$13.92 - $38.28  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,197  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,800 - $8,139  
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).
)
$39,080 - $100,153  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 115

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Job Description for Comptroller (Financial)

A comptroller holds a high-level management position overseeing a company's accounting policies and procedures. He or she ensures proper financial reporting in accordance with accounting policies, and this individual often analyzes various budgets and forecasts for accuracy as well. Additionally, the comptroller works with accounting managers to help ensure that all of a company’s procedures adhere to standard accounting practices. He or she may coordinate and perform regular audits for departments within their company to help maintain financial integrity and best practices.

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Comptroller (Financial) Tasks

  • Complete account invoices, process incoming and outgoing payments, and review payroll and benefits.
  • Handle an office’s finances, prepare budgets, oversee accounts and statements, generate cost analysis reports, and perform analysis.
  • Create and maintain a government agency or office’s financial policies, procedures, and reporting systems.
  • Ensure that financial records are kept accurately and according to both internal and government regulations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Comptroller (Financial)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

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Experience Affects Comptroller (Financial) Salaries




National Average
$60,000


Skills That Affect Comptroller (Financial) Salaries


Financial Reporting
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National Average
$60,000

Accounting
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Payroll Administration
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General Ledger Accounting
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 221 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 21%
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