Average Corporate Controller Salary

$98,534
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,021
Bonus
$15,000
Commission
$4,174
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The average salary for a Corporate Controller is $98,534.
10%
$65k
MEDIAN
$99k
90%
$148k
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$65k - $148k
Bonus
$2k - $29k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $15k
Commission
$2k - $20k
Total Pay
$66k - $162k
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What Do Corporate Controllers Do?

Corporate Controller Tasks
  • Develop and coordinate the operational functions of the accounting department.
  • Ensure accurate reporting and conformance to financial policies.
  • Supervise budget preparation and billings.
  • Oversee accounting activities and cash, investment, and asset management.

Job Satisfaction for Corporate Controller

4.2 out of 5
(1,244)
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The top respondents for the job title Corporate Controller are from the companies Lang Nelson, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) and Abc Corp.. Reported salaries are highest at Lang Nelson where the average pay is $119,881. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Abc Corp. and The Warren Group Inc., earning around $112,920 and $105,000, respectively. J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) pays the lowest at around $68,467. Genetic Id and Not Named also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $78,474 and $85,000, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Corporate Controllers?

Skills in Financial Reporting, Financial Analysis and Senior Financial Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Budgeting and General Ledger Accounting.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Controllers?

An entry-level Corporate Controller with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $71,432 based on 29 salaries. An early career Corporate Controller with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,661 based on 513 salaries. A mid-career Corporate Controller with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,605 based on 1,192 salaries. An experienced Corporate Controller with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $103,715 based on 2,990 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $100,907.
Employees with Corporate Controller in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 24.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (20.7% more) and Houston, Texas (19.2% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 7,857 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.4%
Early Career
6.5%
Mid Career
15.2%
Experienced
38.1%
Late Career
39.9%

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