Comptroller (Financial) Salary (United States)

A Comptroller (Financial) earns an average salary of $59,922 per year.
Comptroller (Financial) Salary (?
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$39,628 - $97,678
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MEDIAN: $59,921
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Comptroller (Financial) Salary (?
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$14.19 - $38.91
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$39,628 - $97,678  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,223  
Profit Sharing
$1,762 - $9,863  
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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$37,851 - $98,522  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 799
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.19 - $38.91  
   
Overtime
$14.40 - $40.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,223  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,762 - $9,863  
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).
)
$37,851 - $98,522  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 128
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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

Washington
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New York
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Chicago
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Atlanta
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San Antonio
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National Average
$59,000
Miami
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Birmingham
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Experience Affects Comptroller (Financial) Salaries

National Average
$59,000

Skills That Affect Comptroller (Financial) Salaries

Financial Reporting
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Accounting
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National Average
$59,000
Payroll Tax Compliance
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General Ledger Accounting
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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
15%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 20%
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