The estimated total pay for a Controller is $148,425 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $103,444 per year. These numbers represent 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 additional pay is $44,981 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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|Senior Controller||$118,278 /yr|
|Lead Controller||$113,413 /yr|
Some related job titles are Assistant Controller Salaries with median pay of $111,700, Corporate Controller Salaries with median pay of $204,860, Plant Controller Salaries with median pay of $135,402, Financial Controller Salaries with median pay of $134,196.
For a Controller in United States
Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Controller in United States. Employers include Google, Cisco Systems and Microsoft.
For Controller in United States
|10||Thermo Fisher Scientific||$220,890|
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|PwC Accountant salaries - 328 salaries reported||$80,740/yr|
|EY Accountant salaries - 248 salaries reported||$77,122/yr|
|Deloitte Accountant salaries - 212 salaries reported||$80,297/yr|
|Robert Half Accountant salaries - 207 salaries reported||$80,824/yr|
|KPMG Accountant salaries - 197 salaries reported||$74,094/yr|
|Google Accountant salaries - 164 salaries reported||$142,688/yr|
|SelfEmployed.com Accountant salaries - 138 salaries reported||$69,106/yr|
|Hotta Liesenberg Saito Accountant salaries - 136 salaries reported||$79,420/yr|
|Amazon Accountant salaries - 103 salaries reported||$88,474/yr|
|ABC Accountant salaries - 101 salaries reported||$75,848/yr|
|McDonald's Accountant salaries - 97 salaries reported||$67,267/yr|
|CBRE Accountant salaries - 91 salaries reported||$78,261/yr|
|Walmart Accountant salaries - 89 salaries reported||$72,044/yr|
|Wells Fargo Accountant salaries - 78 salaries reported||$84,548/yr|
|EC Ortiz & Co., LLP Accountant salaries - 78 salaries reported||$80,329/yr|
|Self Opportunity Accountant salaries - 76 salaries reported||$75,474/yr|
|Defense Finance and Accounting Service Accountant salaries - 74 salaries reported||$79,181/yr|
|JPMorgan Chase & Co Accountant salaries - 67 salaries reported||$75,136/yr|
|CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen) Accountant salaries - 65 salaries reported||$66,524/yr|
|Bank of America Accountant salaries - 63 salaries reported||$75,755/yr|
For a Controller in United States
The top 5 paying industries for a Controller in United States are Information Technology with a median total pay of $250,273, Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology with a median total pay of $220,890, Energy, Mining & Utilities with a median total pay of $210,015, Personal Consumer Services with a median total pay of $198,861, and Agriculture with a median total pay of $190,292.
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Top paying companies in Information Technology for Controller are Google, Cisco Systems, and Microsoft.
What is the pay outlook for Finance & Accounting?
Jobs in finance and accounting are expected to see continued demand, with employment growth linked to the health of the broader economy. These jobs will continue to offer above average pay but usually require higher education or certification to enter the field. While automation will replace many common tasks, it is not expected to reduce the need for these employees; it will instead allow them to focus on core soft skills like advising clients and analyzing trends.
The national average salary for a Controller is $103,444 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Controller salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 9290 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Controller employees.
The highest salary for a Controller in United States is $160,162 per year.
The lowest salary for a Controller in United States is $66,811 per year.
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