The majority of Financial Controllers in Houston — just under two-thirds — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $59K to $153K per year, and the median is $88K per year. Women make up the majority of Houston Financial Controllers (63 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a majority earn dental coverage. Most Financial Controllers in Houston, Texas like their work and job satisfaction is high. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 163

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Financial Controller

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Houston Financial Controllers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $71K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $86K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $101K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make about the same as folks in the 10-to-20 year range.

Key Stats for Financial Controller

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
33%
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Experience Affects Financial Controller Salaries



National Average
$91,000



Skills That Affect Financial Controller Salaries

Financial Applications
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Senior Financial Management
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Budget Management
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Forecasting
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General Ledger Accounting
0%

National Average
$91,000

Payroll Administration
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Financial Analysis
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Financial Reporting
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Accounts Receivable
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Human Resources
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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