Financial Controllers in Kansas City, Mo. take home an average $65K per year. Men working as Financial Controllers in Kansas City who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 59 percent. Most Kansas City Financial Controllers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$43,857 - $88,715
MEDIAN: $64,862

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

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About Kansas City, Missouri

Jackson County, Missouri
228,430 (48.1%)
246,931 (51.9%)
Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri and the sixth largest city in the Midwest. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city had an estimated population of 475,378 in 2015, making it the 36th largest city by population in the United States. It is the anchor city of the Kansas City metropolitan area, which straddles the Kansas–Missouri border. Kansas City was founded in the 1830s as a Missouri River port at its confluence with the Kansas River coming in from the west. On June 1, 1850 the town of Kansas was incorporated; shortly after came the establishment of the Kansas Territory. Confusion between the two ensued and the name Kansas City was assigned to distinguish them soon thereafter. Sitting on Missouri's western border, with Downtown near the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri rivers, the modern city encompasses some 319.03 square miles (826.3 km2), making it...
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Pay by Experience Level for Financial Controller

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

Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $59K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $75K. For Kansas City Financial Controllers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $73K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $80K on average.

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Experience Affects Financial Controller Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Financial Controller Salaries

Financial Applications
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Senior Financial Management
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Financial Reporting
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Budget Management
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General Ledger Accounting

National Average

Financial Analysis
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Accounts Payable
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Accounts Receivable
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Payroll Administration
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Job Satisfaction

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


41 %
59 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits