Cost Controller Salary

A Cost Controller earns an average salary of $68,239 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Cost Accounting and Accounting.

$45,161 - $107,760
(Median)
$45K
$68K
$110K
MEDIAN: $68,239
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$17.12 - $44.04
(Median)
$17
$22
$44
MEDIAN: $22.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,161 - $107,760  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,121  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $9,500  
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).
)
$41,801 - $113,871  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 122
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.12 - $44.04  
   
Overtime
$22.98 - $49.08  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,121  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $9,500  
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).
)
$41,801 - $113,871  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Job Description for Cost Controller

A cost controller's main duty is to track and control the costs associated with one or more of their employer's projects. On a day-to-day basis, they are responsible for tasks such as compiling monthly cost forecasts, tracking employee hours invested on a project, and verifying invoices issued by suppliers. They sometimes works as part of a larger team and sometimes operates alone.

Read More...

Cost Controller Tasks

  • Develop processes to automate data collection and to reduce expenses.
  • Generate cost reports, recommendations, and analysis of invoices.
  • Track and analyze cost activities, forecasting and budgeting to inform leadership.

Cost Controller Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Cost Controller

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

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Cost Controller Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$63,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Cost Controller Salaries


Accounting
up arrow 17%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 7%

National Average
$63,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 15%
ADVERTISEMENT