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Financial Controller, Industrial Plant Salary

Industrial Plant Financial Controllers in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent somewhere between two-thirds and three-fourths of Industrial Plant Financial Controllers. Salaries average out to around $79K annually and spread from $50K to $127K per year. Total cash compensation to Industrial Plant Financial Controllers approaches anywhere from $50K on the lower end to $127K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $21K from bonuses and upwards of $15K from profit sharing. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 50 percent. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Industrial Plant Financial Controllers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,467 - $112,998
(Median)
$51K
$79K
$110K
MEDIAN: $79,353
10%
50%
90%

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$13.26 - $33.28
(Median)
$13
$20
$33
MEDIAN: $20
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,467 - $112,998  
   
Bonus
$304.10 - $21,353  
Profit Sharing
$7.29 - $15,101  
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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$50,094 - $127,103  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 415
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.26 - $33.28  
   
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$304.10 - $21,353  
   
Profit Sharing
$7.29 - $15,101  
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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$50,094 - $127,103  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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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.

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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


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It's not very common for Industrial Plant Financial Controllers to move on to become VPs of Finance and Chief Financial Officers. Average pay for a VP of Finance or Chief Financial Officer is $142K annually. Industrial Plant Financial Controllers typically move into roles as Chief Financial Officers or Finance Directors, and those positions pay $40K more and $21K more, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Financial Controller, Industrial Plant


Survey results suggest that Industrial Plant Financial Controllers put a wide range of professional skills to use. Fortunate workers who know Budgeting can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 29 percent above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Accounts Payable, Microsoft Word, and Windows Operating System General Use. It is often found that people who know Financial Applications are also skilled in 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 Industrial Plant Financial Controllers, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $63K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $77K on average — a distinctly larger sum. For Industrial Plant Financial Controllers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $87K. Industrial Plant Financial Controllers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $88K.

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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 2%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

Financial Analysis
0%

Cost Accounting
0%

National Average
$82,000

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 114 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 12%
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