$73,017
Avg. Salary
$21.51
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,067

Bonus

$2,650

Profit Sharing

$13,920

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Assistant Controller is $21.51 per hour.

The average pay for an Assistant Controller is $73,017 per year.

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$15.41
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$21.51
50%
$35.75
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MEDIAN $21.51
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$50k
10%
$73k
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$108k
90%
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MEDIAN $73,017
$49,936 - $108,310
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MEDIAN: $73,017
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$0$114K
Salary $49,936 - $108,310
Bonus $974 - $15,371
Profit Sharing $309 - $9,780
Commission $13,920
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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$47,716 - $114,134
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 4,921
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $15.41 - $35.75
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $22.69 - $45.31
Annual Data $0$114K
Bonus $974 - $15,371
Commission $13,920
Profit Sharing $309 - $9,780
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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$47,716 - $114,134
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 477

Job Description for Assistant Controller

An assistant controller manages day-to-day accounts activities and often oversees any internal auditing. The assistant controller must have a good working knowledge of financial regulations to ensure that the finance department is working within those parameters. It is expected that the assistant controller is a good leader and manager, as they usually help develop their team and advise their superiors. Assistant controllers are responsible for the accuracy of data in accounts, and they must ensure that all of their counts maintain integrity. They also may be responsible for the budget and for allocating resources as necessary; this includes creating reports and overseeing the annual budget and presenting it to their superiors. The assistant controller will often report to the company’s chief executive officer or chief financial officers, in addition to other supervisors they may have.

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Assistant Controller Tasks
  • Assist in the preparation and reporting of financial statements for an organization.
  • Review and edit statements to align with business requirements and industry standards.

Assistant Controller Pay By Employer

$0$109K

Dental Select
13 profiles
$80,039

HCA, Inc.
10 profiles
$76,378

$107,093

Common Career Paths for Assistant Controller


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Assistant Controllers who advance into the role of a Chief Financial Officer are fairly uncommon. Chief Financial Officers on average earn $123K per year. Assistant Controllers typically move into roles as Financial Controllers or Corporate Controllers, and those positions pay $6K more and $23K more, respectively.

Assistant Controller Job Listings

Popular Skills for Assistant Controller


Survey results imply that Assistant Controllers deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Budgeting, Financial Analysis, Financial Reporting, and Financial Applications are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 7 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Human Resources, Accounts Receivable, and Quickbooks. Most people who know Financial Analysis also know Month-End Close.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Controller

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Controller has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Controller with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 825 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Controller with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 1,043 salaries. An experienced Assistant Controller which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 1,086 salaries. An Assistant Controller with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 506 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $73,469

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Assistant Controllers will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 47 percent. Assistant Controllers will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+31 percent), Los Angeles (+28 percent), New York (+27 percent), and Denver (+23 percent). Seattle ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 7 percent below the national average.

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Key Stats for Assistant Controller

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 939 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Assistant Controller Salaries

▲5%

▲4%

National Average
$73,000

▼1%

▼17%

Skills That Affect Assistant Controller Salaries

▲4%




National Average
$73,000

Month-End Close
▼3%

General Ledger Accounting
▼4%








▼16%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 939 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 13%