Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Controller make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$122,401 / yrTotal Pay
$108,434 / yrBase Pay
$13,967 / yrAdditional Pay

$122,401

 / yr
$50K$309K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Controller is $122,401 per year in the United States. This number represents the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated base pay is $108,434 per year. The estimated additional pay is $13,967 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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What is the pay trajectory for a Controller?

$122,401 /yr
Controller
$118,406 /yr
Senior Controller
$127,997 /yr
Lead Controller
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What are some related job titles for a Controller?

Some related job titles are Assistant Controller Salaries with median pay of $112,536, Corporate Controller Salaries with median pay of $138,323, Plant Controller Salaries with median pay of $120,379, Financial Controller Salaries with median pay of $116,449.

Recent User Submitted Salaries for Financial Controller in United States of America

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$128,505

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Financial Controller with more than 15 years of experience

$72,500

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Plant Controller with 1 to 3 years of experience

$108,346

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Controller with 10 to 14 years of experience

$164,486

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Controller with more than 15 years of experience

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$100,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$30,000/yr

9 days ago by a Controller with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Mentor Graphics
4.3

Mentor Graphics

Controller

$176,608

 /yr
Range: $176K - $177K

$176K

$177K

$175,668 - $176,608 Range

Robert Half
3.9

Robert Half

Controller

$103,658

 /yr
Range: $77K - $174K

$77K

$174K

$77,359 - $173,592 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Controller

$192,290

 /yr
Range: $129K - $221K

$129K

$221K

$129,201 - $221,134 Range

R.R. Donnelley
3.3

R.R. Donnelley

Controller

$83,382

 /yr
Range: $78K - $104K

$78K

$104K

$77,952 - $103,915 Range

Confidential

Controller

$104,795

 /yr
Range: $61K - $183K

$61K

$183K

$61,094 - $182,580 Range

Aramark
3.3

Aramark

Controller

$74,666

 /yr
Range: $54K - $98K

$54K

$98K

$53,997 - $97,686 Range

Anonymous Content
3.8

Anonymous Content

Controller

$108,346

 /yr
Range: $60K - $141K

$60K

$141K

$60,000 - $140,957 Range

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J.P. Morgan
4

J.P. Morgan

Controller

$76,881

 /yr
Range: $60K - $129K

$60K

$129K

$59,574 - $128,674 Range

CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen)
3.7

CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen)

Controller

$116,134

 /yr
Range: $75K - $155K

$75K

$155K

$75,374 - $155,012 Range

Alcoa
3.9

Alcoa

Controller

$98,165

 /yr
Range: $94K - $177K

$94K

$177K

$94,101 - $176,741 Range

RGP
4.1

RGP

Controller

$122,904

 /yr
Range: $117K - $170K

$117K

$170K

$117,211 - $170,301 Range

Johnson Controls
3.6

Johnson Controls

Controller

$100,324

 /yr
Range: $86K - $162K

$86K

$162K

$86,396 - $161,786 Range

ABC
3.9

ABC

Controller

$109,595

 /yr
Range: $87K - $200K

$87K

$200K

$87,237 - $199,547 Range

HCA Healthcare
3.5

HCA Healthcare

Controller

$109,294

 /yr
Range: $88K - $127K

$88K

$127K

$87,927 - $126,535 Range

3.8

Undisclosed

Controller

$139,067

 /yr
Range: $82K - $204K

$82K

$204K

$81,648 - $203,648 Range

Hilton
4.1

Hilton

Controller

$81,322

 /yr
Range: $57K - $112K

$57K

$112K

$56,542 - $112,420 Range

Delaware North
3.7

Delaware North

Controller

$98,658

 /yr
Range: $86K - $107K

$86K

$107K

$85,520 - $106,965 Range

Crescent Hotels & Resorts
4.4

Crescent Hotels & Resorts

Controller

$84,895

 /yr
Range: $78K - $105K

$78K

$105K

$78,442 - $104,588 Range

Goldman Sachs
4

Goldman Sachs

Controller

$92,094

 /yr
Range: $57K - $209K

$57K

$209K

$57,013 - $209,182 Range

Intel Corporation
4.2

Intel Corporation

Controller

$176,003

 /yr
Range: $152K - $209K

$152K

$209K

$152,347 - $208,600 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Controller salaries

The national average salary for a Controller is $105,057 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Controller salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 5533 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Controller employees.

The highest salary for a Controller in United States is $164,839 per year.

The lowest salary for a Controller in United States is $66,956 per year.

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