Average Financial Controller with General Ledger Accounting Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$96,418
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,775
Bonus
$8,000
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The average salary for a Financial Controller with General Ledger Accounting skills in Chicago, Illinois is $96,418.
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$71k
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$96k
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$131k
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$71k - $131k
Bonus
$4k - $25k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $37k
Total Pay
$73k - $156k

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Popular Skills for Financial Controller

Skills in Financial Analysis and Budgeting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Budget Management, Accounts Payable and Financial Reporting.

Pay by Experience Level for Financial Controller

An early career Financial Controller with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $88,344 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Financial Controller with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,166 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Financial Controller with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,470 based on 47 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $101,846.
Employees with Financial Controller in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 12.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (10.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (10.5% less), Denver, Colorado (6.4% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (6.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 109 survey responses.
Early Career
6.4%
Mid Career
20.2%
Experienced
43.1%
Late Career
30.3%

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