Comptroller (Financial) Salary

A Comptroller (Financial) earns an average salary of $61,447 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
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$40,724 - $99,120

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$13.77 - $38.65

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,724 - $99,120  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,272  
Profit Sharing
$1,775 - $7,919  
Total Pay (?
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$39,525 - $100,143  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 774
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.77 - $38.65  
   
Overtime
$12.64 - $37.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,272  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,775 - $7,919  
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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$39,525 - $100,143  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 112
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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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Experience Affects Comptroller (Financial) Salaries




National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect Comptroller (Financial) Salaries


Financial Reporting
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National Average
$61,000

Accounting
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General Ledger Accounting
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 211 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

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