Minneapolis Financial Controllers take home an average $80K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $25K and $10K, respectively — total cash payment to Financial Controllers in Minneapolis can bottom out near $57K or peak near $113K depending on individual performance. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Financial Controllers in Minneapolis, Minn. making up 59 percent of survey respondents. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$56,401 - $102,668
MEDIAN: $80,223

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$56,401 - $102,668  
$1,478 - $25,342  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,391  
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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).
$57,315 - $112,552  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 72

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About Minneapolis, Minnesota

Hennepin County, Minnesota
206,547 (50.3%)
204,388 (49.7%)
Minneapolis (/ˌmɪniˈæpəlɪs/) is the county seat of Hennepin County, and larger of the Twin Cities, the 16th-largest metropolitan area in the United States, containing about 3.5 million residents. As of 2015, Minneapolis is the largest city in the state of Minnesota and 46th-largest in the United States with a population of 410,939. Minneapolis and Saint Paul anchor the second-largest economic center in the Midwest, after Chicago. Minneapolis lies on both banks of the Mississippi River, just north of the river's confluence with the Minnesota River, and adjoins Saint Paul, the state's capital. The city is abundantly rich in water, with thirteen lakes, wetlands, the Mississippi River, creeks and waterfalls, many connected by parkways in the Chain of Lakes and the Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway. It was once the world's flour milling capital and a hub for timber. The city and surrounding region is the primary business center between Chicago and...

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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 for the relatively untried average out to around $77K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $86K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $85K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $79K.

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Experience Affects Financial Controller Salaries

National Average

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Skills That Affect Financial Controller Salaries

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Microsoft Office
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National Average

Financial Reporting
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Microsoft Excel
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Cost Accounting
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Financial Analysis
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Accounts Receivable
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Budget Management
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Accounts Payable
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Financial Applications
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Human Resources
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Microsoft Word
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Payroll Administration
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 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: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 9%