Corporate Controller Salary (United States)

A Corporate Controller earns an average salary of $86,653 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in Senior Financial Management is associated with high pay for this job.
Corporate Controller Total Pay (?
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$56,051 - $131,561
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MEDIAN: $86,652
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Corporate Controller Total Pay (?
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$17.37 - $51.01
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,051 - $131,561  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,621  
Profit Sharing
$1,025 - $14,694  
Commission
$0.00 - $11,836  
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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$57,364 - $143,650  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 5,217
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.37 - $51.01  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $47.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,621  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $11,836  
Profit Sharing
$1,025 - $14,694  
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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$57,364 - $143,650  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 5,217
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Job Description for Corporate Controller
A corporate controller oversees all the financial and accounting functions of a given organization, including billing, accounts payable and receivable, budgeting, and other functions. Corporate controllers also perform management duties, as many different departments related to financial and accounting practices report to them. They are also responsible for overseeing the company's systems for financial and accounting procedures, collecting on accounts payable, payroll processing, financial reports, statements, budgets, and forecasts. Some controllers are also responsible for filing annual and quarterly reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In a smaller company, they might assume the role of CFO, or chief financial officer. Often, with smaller companies, they will report directly to the chief executive officer or president of the company.
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Corporate Controller Tasks
  • Supervise budget preparation and billings.
  • Oversee accounting activities and cash, investment, and asset management.
  • Develop and coordinate the operational functions of the accounting department.
  • Ensure accurate reporting and conformance to financial policies.
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Experience Affects Corporate Controller Salaries

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$91,000

Skills That Affect Corporate Controller Salaries

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Gender
Female
49%
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Male
51%
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Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
42%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 12%
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