The majority of Financial Controllers with Microsoft Office skills — just under two-thirds — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $47K to $124K per year, and the median is $74K annually. Total cash earnings of Financial Controllers with Microsoft Office skills range from $47K on the low end to $124K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $20K and $15K, respectively. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Women make up the majority of Financial Controllers with Microsoft Office skills (67 percent) who completed the questionnaire. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Financial Controllers with Microsoft Office skills. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,797 - $116,915
$49K
$74K
$120K
MEDIAN: $74,297
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$16.09 - $40.85
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$22
$41
MEDIAN: $22.10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,797 - $116,915  
   
Bonus
$959 - $19,979  
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $14,617  
Commission
$10,315  
Total Pay (?
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$46,686 - $124,172  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 833
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.09 - $40.85  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$23.99 - $43.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$959 - $19,979  
   
Commission
$10,315  
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $14,617  
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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$46,686 - $124,172  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 76

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Pay by Experience Level for Financial Controller

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


For Financial Controllers with Microsoft Office skills, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. The average beginner in this position makes around $61K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $75K. Financial Controllers with Microsoft Office skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $80K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make no more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $74,917

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Surpassing the national average by 60 percent, Financial Controllers with Microsoft Office skills in Washington receive some of the highest pay in the country. Financial Controllers with Microsoft Office skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+50 percent), Chicago (+34 percent), Houston (+34 percent), and Seattle (+31 percent). Dallas is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 13 percent.

Key Stats for Financial Controller

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 194 votes.
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Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Financial Controller Salaries




National Average
$75,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 194 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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