Corporate Controller in Houston, Texas Salary

Houston Corporate Controllers can expect wages of $103K per year on average. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The majority of Corporate Controllers in Houston, Texas claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$71,249 - $153,090
MEDIAN: $102,739

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$72,596 - $171,312  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 172
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Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Controller

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

For Corporate Controllers in Houston, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Whereas the median salary for inexperienced employees is approximately $91K, incomes in the five-to-10 year group are significantly higher, averaging to the comfortable six-figure sum of $103K. Houston Corporate Controllers bring in $120K after working for 10 to 20 years. Corporate Controllers in Houston who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $129K on average.

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Experience Affects Corporate Controller Salaries

National Average

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Skills That Affect Corporate Controller Salaries

Financial Applications
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Microsoft Excel
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Accounts Payable
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Financial Analysis
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Accounts Receivable
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Payroll Administration
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Tax Compliance
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Project Management
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Microsoft Office
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National Average

Budget Management
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Human Resources
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.


31 %
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 7%