The average pay for a Financial Controller in Chicago, Illinois is $89,924 per year. A skill in Senior Financial Management is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$64,779 - $127,908
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$65K
$90K
$130K
MEDIAN: $89,923
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$64,779 - $127,908  
   
Bonus
$495.51 - $25,492  
Profit Sharing
$7,000  
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$67,577 - $147,401  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 108
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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,662,238
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

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

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Experience Affects Financial Controller Salaries


National Average
$97,000



Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Financial Controller Salaries

Senior Financial Management
up arrow 13%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 8%


Financial Reporting
up arrow 3%

Financial Applications
up arrow 3%

Budgeting
up arrow 2%

General Ledger Accounting
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$97,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Cost Accounting
up arrow 8%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 9%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 9%

Forecasting
up arrow 9%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 10%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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