Comptroller (Financial) Salary (United States)

A Comptroller (Financial) earns an average salary of $59,728 per year. A skill in Microsoft Excel is associated with high pay for this job.
Comptroller (Financial) Total Pay (?
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$39,623 - $97,260
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MEDIAN: $59,727
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Comptroller (Financial) Total Pay (?
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$13.02 - $38.85
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$39,623 - $97,260  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,197  
Profit Sharing
$1,754 - $9,899  
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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$37,715 - $97,895  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 958
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.02 - $38.85  
   
Overtime
$14.38 - $37.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,197  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,754 - $9,899  
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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$37,715 - $97,895  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 958
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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
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Chicago
up arrow 24%
Atlanta
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Albuquerque
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San Antonio
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National Average
$59,000
Miami
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Orlando
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Austin
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Ocala
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Experience Affects Comptroller (Financial) Salaries

National Average
$59,000

Skills That Affect Comptroller (Financial) Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 14%
Accounting
up arrow 4%
National Average
$59,000
Payroll Tax Compliance
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Payroll Administration
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Quickbooks
up arrow 11%

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Gender

Female
71%
female alumni
 
Male
29%
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: 31% employee benefits None: 19%
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