What am I worth?
Get a free salary report »
What should I pay?
Pay the right way »

Financial Controller, Industrial Plant Salary

Industrial Plant Financial Controllers in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — more than two-thirds have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $50K to $127K per year, median earnings come to $79K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $22K and $15K, respectively — total cash payment to Industrial Plant Financial Controllers can bottom out near $50K or peak near $127K depending on individual performance. Women Industrial Plant Financial Controllers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a majority earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$51,266 - $113,239
(Median)
$51K
$79K
$110K
MEDIAN: $79,076
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$13.22 - $29.59
(Median)
$13
$20
$30
MEDIAN: $20
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
$51,266 - $113,239  
   
Bonus
$497.13 - $21,561  
Profit Sharing
$7.43 - $15,033  
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).
)
$49,849 - $127,474  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 428
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
$13.22 - $29.59  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $47.52  
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
$497.13 - $21,561  
   
Profit Sharing
$7.43 - $15,033  
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).
)
$49,849 - $127,474  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

- OR -

Log in with LinkedIn

Comp Managers Click Here »

Job Description for Financial Controller, Industrial Plant

Financial controllers of industrial plants are responsible for overseeing daily financial processes and records for their organization, including performing tasks such as bookkeeping or accounting. They analyze financial financial information, prepare and analyze budgets, develop financial goals and quotas, and organize efficient and productive cash flow. Additionally, financial controllers must track and record costs of operations and make decisions in response to current financial conditions.

Read More...

Financial Controller, Industrial Plant Tasks

  • Ensure policies and procedures are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Establish and maintain internal controls to support the financial infrastructure.
  • Present financial reporting and potential risk areas to senior management.
  • Oversee accounting, financial reporting, analysis and preparation of the consolidated financial statements, including schedules for tax compliance.

Common Career Paths for Financial Controller, Industrial Plant


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px


Though some Industrial Plant Financial Controllers move into positions like VP of Finance or Chief Financial Officer (where the average salary is $142K), this progression is not the norm. The most common next step for an Industrial Plant Financial Controller is to become a Chief Financial Officer or a Finance Director. The former position pays an additional $40K per year on average, and the latter position pays $20K more per year.

Financial Controller Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Skills for Financial Controller, Industrial Plant


Industrial Plant Financial Controllers report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, facility with Budgeting and Financial Applications are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 29 percent and 3 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Payable, Windows Operating System General Use, and Microsoft Word. Most people familiar with Financial Applications also know Accounts Payable and Financial Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Financial Controller, Industrial Plant

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


For many Industrial Plant Financial Controllers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $62K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $77K. For Industrial Plant Financial Controllers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $87K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn any more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Experience Affects Financial Controller, Industrial Plant Salaries



National Average
$82,000



Skills That Affect Financial Controller, Industrial Plant Salaries

Budgeting
up arrow 29%

Financial Applications
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 3%

Cost Accounting
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 1%

National Average
$82,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 128 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 12%