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Average Cost Controller Salary in United Kingdom

£28,064
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£1,500
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The average salary for a Cost Controller in United Kingdom is £28,064.
10%
£21k
MEDIAN
£28k
90%
£46k
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What Do Cost Controllers Do?

Cost Controller Tasks
  • Track and analyze cost activities, forecasting and budgeting to inform leadership.
  • Generate cost reports, recommendations, and analysis of invoices.
  • Develop processes to automate data collection and to reduce expenses.

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What Are Popular Skills for Cost Controllers?

Skills in Cost Accounting, Financial Reporting, Data Analysis and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Cost Controllers?

An early career Cost Controller with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £25,441 based on 31 salaries. A mid-career Cost Controller with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £40,148 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Cost Controller with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £31,000 based on 10 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 56 survey responses.
Early Career
55.4%
Mid Career
26.8%
Experienced
17.9%

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