$71,785
Avg. Salary
$22.73
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,890

Bonus

$4,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Cost Controller is $22.73 per hour.

The average pay for a Cost Controller is $71,785 per year.

10%
$16.73
10%
$22.73
50%
$45.30
90%
90%
MEDIAN $22.73
10%
$46k
10%
$72k
50%
$113k
90%
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MEDIAN $71,785
$45,995 - $113,402
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MEDIAN: $71,785
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$0$124K
Salary $45,995 - $113,402
Bonus $968 - $20,089
Profit Sharing $4,000
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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$43,303 - $124,005
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 191
Hourly Data $0$69
Hourly Rate $16.73 - $45.30
Overtime $27.57 - $69.26
Annual Data $0$124K
Bonus $968 - $20,089
Profit Sharing $4,000
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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$43,303 - $124,005
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 38

Job Description for Cost Controller

A cost controller's main duty is to track and control the costs associated with one or more of their employer's projects. On a day-to-day basis, they are responsible for tasks such as compiling monthly cost forecasts, tracking employee hours invested on a project, and verifying invoices issued by suppliers. They sometimes works as part of a larger team and sometimes operates alone.

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Cost Controller Tasks
  • Track and analyze cost activities, forecasting and budgeting to inform leadership.
  • Generate cost reports, recommendations, and analysis of invoices.
  • Develop processes to automate data collection and to reduce expenses.

Cost Controller Job Listings

Popular Skills for Cost Controller

Pay by Experience Level for Cost Controller

Pay by Experience for a Cost Controller has a positive trend. An entry-level Cost Controller with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 55 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cost Controller with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Cost Controller which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 32 salaries. A Cost Controller with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 21 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-5%

National Average: $71,565

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

Cost Controller Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Cost Controller?

Cost Controller in Fort Lauderdale:
"Finance."
Pros: Environment. Learning and growing opportunities. Multicultural environment. Finances.
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Key Stats for Cost Controller

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Cost Controller Salaries

Experienced
▲14%

Late-Career
▲3%

National Average
$72,000

▼9%

Mid-Career
▼16%

Skills That Affect Cost Controller Salaries

Forecasting
▲34%

Microsoft Excel
▲7%

Financial Analysis
▲7%

Financial Reporting
▲7%


National Average
$72,000

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
▼21%

Accounting
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 14%