CONTROLLER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$100,000
$64,000
Min 10%
$100,000
Median 50%
$155,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Superior Group
Highest Paying City
Seattle, WA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
5.3 years
How much does a controller make?
The national average salary for a Controller in the United States is $100,511 per year or $48.32 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $155,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $64,000 per year. Most Controller jobs are in Professional companies and Hospitality companies. States with the highest Controller salaries include Washington, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and North Dakota. The typical employment in the position spans 5.3 years.
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Average Controller Salary By Company

If you are a Controller, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Professional companies and Hospitality companies have the most job opportunities for Controllers. Companies like Superior Group or Bush Brothers & Company will get you the highest pay packages. Companies like Niagara Corporation and Xylem also pay high salaries to their Controllers.

Average Controller Salary By Location

Controllers in the United States of America make on average $100,511 a year or $48.32 per hour. Controllers make the most in Seattle, WA at about $109,509 per year. The average starting salary in Seattle, WA for Controllers is $71,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Controller salaries are Washington, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and North Dakota. Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Seattle, WA
$109,509
2
Boston, MA
$107,077
3
San Jose, CA
$106,857
4
New York, NY
$104,427
5
Portland, ME
$104,116

Average Controller Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Controller works in can influence their earning potential. By looking at our data, we can see that Real Estate companies, Hospitality companies, and Health Care companies pay their Controllers well. Salaries for Controllers in Real Estate companies average $107,844 annually, while Hospitality companies and Health Care companies pay $103,664 and $102,653, respectively. At $84,730, the average salary for Controllers in the Finance industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Real Estate
$107,844
2
Hospitality
$103,664
3
Health Care
$102,653
4
Construction
$102,290
5
Retail
$100,647

RECENTLY ADDED Controller SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Lucas Group
Controller
10/31/2019
$100,000
RemX
Controller
Orlando, FL
10/31/2019
$115,000
Advice Personnel
Controller
New York, NY
10/31/2019
$100,000
The Resurrection Project
Controller
Chicago, IL
10/31/2019
$30,000
Matrix Finance and Accounting
Controller
Seattle, WA
10/31/2019
$90,000
Blackridge Companies
Controller
10/31/2019
$80,000
Ramax Search
Controller
Las Vegas, NV
10/31/2019
$150,000
Robert Half
Controller
Philadelphia, PA
10/29/2019
$75,000
4 Corner Resources
Controller
Orlando, FL
10/29/2019
$75,000
Robert Half
Controller
10/29/2019
$80,000
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