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Comptroller (Financial) Salary (United States)

A Comptroller (Financial) earns an average salary of $60,281 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.
Comptroller (Financial) Salary (?
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$39,739 - $98,727
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $60,281
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Comptroller (Financial) Salary (?
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$13.70 - $36.93
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$39,739 - $98,727  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,233  
Profit Sharing
$1,754 - $8,109  
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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$38,150 - $99,114  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 776
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.70 - $36.93  
   
Overtime
$14.49 - $39.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,233  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,754 - $8,109  
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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$38,150 - $99,114  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 130
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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

Washington
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New York
up arrow 41%
Chicago
up arrow 28%
Atlanta
up arrow 19%
San Diego
up arrow 10%
San Antonio
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National Average
$59,000
Birmingham
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Miami
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Austin
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Experience Affects Comptroller (Financial) Salaries

National Average
$59,000

Skills That Affect Comptroller (Financial) Salaries

Accounting
up arrow 2%
National Average
$59,000
Human Resources
up arrow 4%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 4%
General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
72%
female alumni
 
Male
28%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 21%