Cost Controller Salary

A Cost Controller earns an average salary of $70,121 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Forecasting, Microsoft Excel, Financial Analysis, and Financial Reporting.

$42,000 - $107,956
$42K
$69K
$110K
MEDIAN: $68,627
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$16.39 - $44.28
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$22
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MEDIAN: $22.12
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$0$122K
Salary $42,000 - $107,956
Bonus $971 - $20,134
Profit Sharing $4,000
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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$40,289 - $122,302
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 99
Hourly Data $0$69
Hourly Rate $16.39 - $44.28
Overtime $13.28 - $69.26
Annual Data $0$122K
Bonus $971 - $20,134
Profit Sharing $4,000
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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$40,289 - $122,302
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

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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.

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Cost Controller Tasks

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

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Popular Skills for Cost Controller

Pay by Experience Level for Cost Controller

Pay by Experience for a Cost Controller has a positive trend. An entry-level Cost Controller with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 55 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cost Controller with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Cost Controller which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 32 salaries. A Cost Controller with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 21 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $67,354

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Cost Controller Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Cost Controller?

Cost Controller in Fort Lauderdale:
"Finance."
Pros: Environment. Learning and growing opportunities. Multicultural environment. Finances.
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Key Stats for Cost Controller

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Cost Controller Salaries

Experienced
▲21%

Late-Career
▲9%

National Average
$67,000

▼3%

Mid-Career
▼10%

Skills That Affect Cost Controller Salaries

Forecasting
▲42%

Microsoft Excel
▲13%

Financial Analysis
▲13%

Financial Reporting
▲13%


National Average
$67,000

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
▼16%

Accounting
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 12%
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