How much does a Controller make?

Updated Nov 27, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$105,057 /yr
Average Base Pay

5,533 salaries

$67K

Low

$105K

Average

$165K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

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

Seniority Levels

L2
Controller$105,057 /yr
L3
Senior Controller$129,409 /yr
L4
Lead Controller$97,773 /yr
Career Path

Related Job Titles

Assistant Controller

$90,267

per year

Corporate Controller

$138,696

per year

Plant Controller

$104,532

per year

Financial Controller

$99,277

per year

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Mentor Graphics
4.3

Mentor Graphics

Controller

$173,916

 /yr
Range: $173K - $174K
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$173K

$174K

$172,990 - $173,916 Range

Robert Half
3.8

Robert Half

Controller

$102,078

 /yr
Range: $76K - $171K

$76K

$171K

$76,180 - $170,946 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Controller

$189,359

 /yr
Range: $127K - $218K

$127K

$218K

$127,231 - $217,762 Range

R.R. Donnelley
3.3

R.R. Donnelley

Controller

$82,111

 /yr
Range: $77K - $102K

$77K

$102K

$76,763 - $102,331 Range

Aramark
3.4

Aramark

Controller

$73,208

 /yr
Range: $53K - $96K

$53K

$96K

$53,174 - $96,196 Range

Confidential

Controller

$100,752

 /yr
Range: $60K - $180K

$60K

$180K

$60,163 - $179,796 Range

CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen)
3.8

CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen)

Controller

$114,363

 /yr
Range: $74K - $153K

$74K

$153K

$74,224 - $152,649 Range

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3.8

Anonymous Content

Controller

$109,333

 /yr
Range: $76K - $139K

$76K

$139K

$75,927 - $138,808 Range

J.P. Morgan
4

J.P. Morgan

Controller

$77,422

 /yr
Range: $59K - $127K

$59K

$127K

$58,666 - $126,712 Range

Alcoa
3.8

Alcoa

Controller

$96,668

 /yr
Range: $93K - $174K

$93K

$174K

$92,666 - $174,046 Range

RGP
4.2

RGP

Controller

$121,030

 /yr
Range: $115K - $168K

$115K

$168K

$115,423 - $167,705 Range

Johnson Controls
3.5

Johnson Controls

Controller

$98,794

 /yr
Range: $85K - $159K

$85K

$159K

$85,078 - $159,319 Range

HCA Healthcare
3.5

HCA Healthcare

Controller

$107,627

 /yr
Range: $87K - $125K

$87K

$125K

$86,586 - $124,605 Range

Hilton
4.1

Hilton

Controller

$80,082

 /yr
Range: $56K - $111K

$56K

$111K

$55,680 - $110,706 Range

Delaware North
3.7

Delaware North

Controller

$97,154

 /yr
Range: $84K - $105K

$84K

$105K

$84,216 - $105,335 Range

Crescent Hotels & Resorts
4.4

Crescent Hotels & Resorts

Controller

$83,600

 /yr
Range: $77K - $103K

$77K

$103K

$77,246 - $102,993 Range

ABC
3.9

ABC

Controller

$105,923

 /yr
Range: $86K - $197K

$86K

$197K

$85,907 - $196,504 Range

Intel Corporation
4.2

Intel Corporation

Controller

$173,320

 /yr
Range: $150K - $205K

$150K

$205K

$150,024 - $205,420 Range

Goldman Sachs
4

Goldman Sachs

Controller

$98,692

 /yr
Range: $56K - $206K

$56K

$206K

$56,144 - $205,992 Range

3.8

Undisclosed

Controller

$158,546

 /yr
Range: $80K - $201K

$80K

$201K

$80,403 - $200,543 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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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent controller salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$78,400
per year
A Divisional Controller in the Sarasota, FL Area area reported making $78,400 per year
Additional Pay
$9k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sarasota, FL Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$90,000
per year
A Controller in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$53,000
per year
A Financial Controller in the Des Moines, IA Area area reported making $53,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Des Moines, IA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$95,000
per year
A Corporate Controller in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $95,000 per year
Additional Pay
$24k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Denver, CO Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$18
hourly
A Process Controller in the Goldsboro, NC Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Goldsboro, NC Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$100,000
per year
A Financial Controller in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private