Average Assistant Controller with General Ledger Accounting Skills Salary

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The average salary for an Assistant Controller with General Ledger Accounting skills is $74,417.
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Job Description for Assistant Controller

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Assistant Controller

The top respondents for the job title Assistant Controller are from the companies Ancestry.com, Dental Select and HCA, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Ancestry.com where the average pay is $111,504. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include National Association of Manufacturers and Dental Select, earning around $106,882 and $94,333, respectively. Publick House pays the lowest at around $60,000. Waste Connections, Inc. and HCA, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $67,351 and $79,075, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Controller

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

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Controller

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 $57,376 based on 29 salaries. An early career Assistant Controller with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,754 based on 477 salaries. A mid-career Assistant Controller with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,437 based on 706 salaries. An experienced Assistant Controller with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,166 based on 891 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $78,605.
Employees with Assistant Controller in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 28.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (24.2% more) and Los Angeles, California (19.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Salt Lake City, Utah (1.2% less).

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