A Comptroller (Financial) earns an average salary of $59,790 per year.
Comptroller (Financial) Total Pay (?
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$39,273 - $96,326
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $59,789
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Comptroller (Financial) Total Pay (?
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$13.09 - $37.08
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$39,273 - $96,326  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,231  
Profit Sharing
$1,757 - $10,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $11,000  
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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$37,301 - $97,559  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,031
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.09 - $37.08  
   
Overtime
$14.62 - $38.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,231  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $11,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,757 - $10,000  
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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$37,301 - $97,559  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,031
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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 Difference By Location
New York
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Washington
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Chicago
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Albuquerque
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Atlanta
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National Average
$59,000
San Antonio
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Orlando
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Miami
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Experience Affects Comptroller (Financial) Salaries

National Average
$59,000

Skills That Affect Comptroller (Financial) Salaries

National Average
$59,000
Payroll Tax Compliance
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Gender
Female
72%
female alumni
 
Male
28%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
28%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 20%
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