$71,683
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$4,974

Profit Sharing

$2,823

Assistant Controllers with Month-End Close skills who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up a little more than half of Assistant Controllers with Month-End Close skills. Pay fluctuates from $49K to $114K per year, but expected earnings average $71K annually. Cash earnings for Assistant Controllers with Month-End Close skills — which occasionally include more than $13K from bonuses and more than $8K from profit sharing — stretch from around $49K to approximately $114K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Assistant Controllers with Month-End Close skills. Female Assistant Controllers with Month-End Close skills survey participants are more prevalent than men — 67 percent of professionals. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,320 - $106,287
$50K
$72K
$110K
MEDIAN: $71,683
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50%
90%

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$17.21 - $39.10
$17
$23
$39
MEDIAN: $23.06
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$0$112K
Salary $50,320 - $106,287
Bonus $961 - $14,752
Profit Sharing $578 - $8,064
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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$49,124 - $112,471
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,802
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $17.21 - $39.10
Overtime $24.33 - $46.59
Annual Data $0$112K
Bonus $961 - $14,752
Profit Sharing $578 - $8,064
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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$49,124 - $112,471
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 162

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.

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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 264 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 $73,000 based on 355 salaries. An experienced Assistant Controller which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 379 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 $77,000 based on 155 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $72,262

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

For Assistant Controllers with Month-End Close skills, working in the bustling city of Boston has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Assistant Controllers with Month-End Close skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+67 percent), Denver (+23 percent), Houston (+19 percent), and New York (+17 percent). Assistant Controllers with Month-End Close skills in Boca Raton make 37 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Indianapolis and Seattle (19 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Assistant Controller

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 413 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Assistant Controller Salaries

▲8%

▲7%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$72,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 413 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 12%