Financial Controller in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average salary for a Financial Controller in Chicago, Illinois is $96,134 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Human Resources, Payroll Administration, and Senior Financial Management.

$67,113 - $130,486
$67K
$96K
$130K
MEDIAN: $96,134
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$67,113 - $130,486  
   
Bonus
$491.32 - $26,074  
Profit Sharing
$7,000  
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$68,169 - $153,432  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 102

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Financial Controller

Pay by Experience for a Financial Controller has a positive trend. An entry-level Financial Controller with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Financial Controller with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Financial Controller which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 56 salaries. A Financial Controller with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 32 salaries.

Key Stats for Financial Controller

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
30%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Financial Controller Salaries

▲4%

▲1%

National Average
$100,000

▼8%

▼25%

Skills That Affect Financial Controller Salaries

Human Resources
▲28%

Payroll Administration
▲14%



▲8%




Microsoft Office
▲3%

National Average
$100,000


Forecasting
▼8%


Accounts Receivable
▼10%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼11%

Cost Accounting
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 5%