Financial Controller Salary in San Diego, California

A Financial Controller in San Diego, California earns an average salary of $81,837 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Forecasting is associated with high pay for this job.

$57,647 - $115,184
MEDIAN: $81,836

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$57,647 - $115,184  
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$57,724 - $123,343  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 153
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Experience Affects Salaries

National Average

Skills That Affect Salaries

up arrow 18%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 3%

Financial Analysis
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National Average

Budget Management
up arrow 1%

up arrow 3%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 10%

Financial Applications
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 11%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 16%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 16%

Human Resources
up arrow 17%

Payroll Administration
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.


70 %
30 %

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: 93% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 7%