Average Assistant Controller Salary

$75,505
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,192
Bonus
$15,920
Commission
$2,540
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The average salary for an Assistant Controller is $75,505.
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$51k
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$76k
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$113k
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$51k - $113k
Bonus
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$12k - $27k
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$49k - $118k
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What Do Assistant Controllers Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Assistant Controller

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Popular Employer Salaries for Assistant Controller

The top respondents for the job title Assistant Controller are from the companies Dental Select, Waste Connections, Inc. and HCA, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Dental Select where the average pay is $89,040. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include 180 Medical and HCA, Inc., earning around $80,000 and $78,133, respectively. Publick House pays the lowest at around $60,000. Waste Connections, Inc. and FPI Management, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $67,272 and $70,000, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Assistant Controllers?

Skills in Financial Reporting, General Ledger Accounting, Month-End Close and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Payable.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Controllers?

An entry-level Assistant Controller with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $56,853 based on 66 salaries. An early career Assistant Controller with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,012 based on 1,039 salaries. A mid-career Assistant Controller with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,809 based on 1,424 salaries. An experienced Assistant Controller with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,711 based on 1,675 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $80,301.
Employees with Assistant Controller in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 31.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (27.6% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (12.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Salt Lake City, Utah (3.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 5,098 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.3%
Early Career
20.4%
Mid Career
27.9%
Experienced
32.9%
Late Career
17.5%

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