Average Financial Controller Salary

$81,813
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$6,849
Bonus
$10,104
Commission
$3,569
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Financial Controller is $81,813.
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$54k
10%
$82k
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$123k
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MEDIAN $81,813
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Salary
$54k - $123k
Bonus
$1k - $20k
Profit Sharing
$509 - $12k
Commission
$100 - $27k
Total Pay
$53k - $131k

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Job Description for Financial Controller

Financial Controller Tasks
  • Ensure policies and procedures are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Establish and maintain internal controls to support the financial infrastructure.
  • Present financial reporting and potential preparation of the consolidated financial statements, including schedules for tax compliance.

Job Satisfaction for Financial Controller

4.2 out of 5
(2,855)
Highly Satisfied
172Reviews
The top respondents for the job title $100,500, respectively. Morgan Stanley pays the lowest at around $64,403. J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) and The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $70,406 and $77,484, respectively.

Career Paths

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Financial Controller
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Corporate Controller
Finance Director
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Financial Controller

Skills in Financial Reporting, Financial Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Payable and General Ledger Accounting.

Pay by Experience Level for Financial Controller

$61k$66k$72k$77k$82k$88k< 1 yr1-4 yrs5-9 yrs10-19 yrs20+ yrs
$61k
$68k
$81k
$87k
$87k
An entry-level Financial Controller with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,912 based on 6,068 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $87,026.
Employees with Financial Controller in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 26.1% more than salaries in Los Angeles, California (18.7% more) and Houston, Texas (17.7% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 17,273 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.8%
Early Career
13.8%
Mid Career
19.8%
Experienced
35.1%
Late Career
30.5%

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