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Controller/Business Manager Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$112,000
$81,000
$112,000
$154,000
Controller/business managers in the United States make an average salary of $112,524 per year or $54.1 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $81,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $154,000. If you like following the crowd, finance and professional companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out telecommunication, finance, and energy companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, North Dakota, and Washington provide the highest controller/business manager salaries.
Best Paying Cities
New York, NY
$140,743
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Map of Controller/Business Manager Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Controller/Business Managers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Average Controller/Business Manager Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for controller/business managers. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Mississippi, Iowa, and Louisiana.

City
Average Salary
New York, NY
New York, NY
$140,743
$141k
Jersey City, NJ
Jersey City, NJ
$136,876
$137k
Livermore, CA
Livermore, CA
$130,838
$131k
Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA
$124,433
$124k
McLean, VA
McLean, VA
$122,136
$122k
Irving, TX
Irving, TX
$117,843
$118k
Scranton, PA
Scranton, PA
$117,683
$118k
Little Rock, AR
Little Rock, AR
$116,196
$116k
Minnetonka, MN
Minnetonka, MN
$110,186
$110k
Portland, OR
Portland, OR
$109,934
$110k

High Paying Controller/Business Manager Jobs

Average Controller/Business Manager Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Google and JPMorgan Chase as they offer the highest salaries for controller/business managers.

Company
Average Salary
$127,217
$127k
$118,672
$119k
$117,184
$117k
$108,025
$108k

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    Average Controller/Business Manager Pay By Industry

    As we previously stated, controller/business manager salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that telecommunication, finance, and energy companies tend to offer much higher salaries for controller/business managers. For example, controller/business managers make a whopping average salary of $127,098 while working for telecommunication companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $121,236 at finance companies and $119,511 at energy companies. But controller/business managers may want to avoid working in the government industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $75,091.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Telecommunication
    Telecommunication
    $127,098
    $127k
    Finance
    Finance
    $121,236
    $121k
    Energy
    Energy
    $119,511
    $120k
    Media
    Media
    $117,683
    $118k
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $114,865
    $115k
    Automotive
    Automotive
    $114,445
    $114k
    Hospitality
    Hospitality
    $114,386
    $114k
    Internet
    Internet
    $110,718
    $111k
    Transportation
    Transportation
    $109,754
    $110k
    Government
    Government
    $75,091
    $75k

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