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Financial Controller Salary in Houston, Texas

The majority of Financial Controllers in Houston, Texas — nearly three-fifths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $58K to $135K per year, and the median is $85K per year. Total cash compensation for Financial Controllers in Houston runs from $58K to $135K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $24K and profit sharing that can reach almost $15K. Most Houston Financial Controllers report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 53 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$56,604 - $124,249
MEDIAN: $84,526

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$56,604 - $124,249  
$481.77 - $23,700  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,681  
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).
$57,740 - $134,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 282
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Pay by Experience Level for Financial Controller in Houston, Texas

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

Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $80K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $90K on average. Experienced professionals — those with 10 to 20 years in the field — see salaries in the six-figure territory, securing around $105K on average. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $100K.

Experience Affects Financial Controller in Houston, Texas Salaries

National Average

Skills That Affect Financial Controller in Houston, Texas Salaries

Senior Financial Management
up arrow 23%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 21%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Financial Applications
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word

National Average

Financial Analysis
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 2%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 3%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 3%

Budget Management
up arrow 4%

up arrow 9%

up arrow 10%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 12%

Human Resources
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 76 votes.


53 %
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 11%