Cost Controller

Cost Controller Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$96,000
$60,000
Min 10%
$96,000
Median 50%
$154,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
The Lane Construction
Highest Paying City
Anchorage, AK
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
3.0 years
How much does a cost controller make?
As a Cost Controller in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $97,011 per year or $46.64 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $60,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $154,000. Professional companies and Technology companies have the most job opportunities for Cost Controllers. States with the highest Cost Controller salaries include Alaska, District of Columbia, Vermont, New York, and Colorado. The typical employment for a Cost Controller is 3.0 years.
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Average Cost Controller Salary By Company

Cost Controllers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Cost Controllers are in Professional companies and Technology companies. The Lane Construction and Dynetics are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like Seadrill Americas and UniversalPegasus International report highly competitive salaries for Cost Controllers.

Average Cost Controller Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Cost Controller in the United States is $97,011 per year or $46.64 per hour. Working in Anchorage, AK as a Cost Controller will pay you the highest wages at around $149,814 per year. The average starting salary in Anchorage, AK for Cost Controllers is $105,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Cost Controller salaries are Alaska, District of Columbia, Vermont, New York, and Colorado. West Virginia, Montana, Louisiana, South Carolina, and Mississippi are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Anchorage, AK
$149,814
2
New York, NY
$130,829
3
Houston, TX
$116,752
4
Norfolk, VA
$116,303
5
Atlanta, GA
$113,460

Average Cost Controller Pay By Industry

Cost Controller salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Transportation companies, Hospitality companies, and Energy companies tend to have the highest salaries for Cost Controllers. Salaries for Cost Controllers in Transportation companies average $103,116 annually, while Hospitality companies and Energy companies pay $102,454 and $101,960, respectively. The types of companies that pay Cost Controllers the least are in the Construction industry, where the average annual salary is $87,471.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Transportation
$103,116
2
Hospitality
$102,454
3
Energy
$101,960
4
Finance
$98,948
5
Utilities
$91,604

Recently Added Cost Controller Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
12/31/2019
$62,610
Cybercoders
Cost Controller
10/22/2019
$90,000
Cybercoders
Cost Controller
09/18/2019
$100,000
System One Services
Cost Controller
06/21/2019
$83,480
System One Services
Cost Controller
06/21/2019
$83,480
Randstad
Cost Controller
05/30/2019
$60,000
Netgroup, Inc.
Product Cost Controller
03/18/2019
$71,427