How much does an Assistant Controller make in the United States? The average Assistant Controller salary in the United States is $147,338 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $129,687 and $169,631. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $129,687 10% $113,616 90% $189,927 75% $169,631 $147,338 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Assistant Controller

Assistant Controller assists the corporate controller in directing the organization's accounting functions including cost, payables, and reporting. Contributes to the development and maintenance of financial reporting, planning and budgeting systems. Being an Assistant Controller oversees the preparation of periodic reporting and required legal filings. Ensures that all corporate and required accounting policies and procedures are documented and followed by the organization. Additionally, Assistant Controller may train accounting staff. May coordinate with auditors. Requires a bachelor's degree in accounting or finance. Typically reports to a controller. The Assistant Controller typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. To be an Assistant Controller typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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CPI Aerostructures, Inc. engages in the contract production of structural aircraft parts for fixed wing aircraft and helicopters in the commercial and defense markets. The company also offers aero systems, such as reconnaissance pod structures and fuel panel systems; and supplies parts for maintenance, repair, and over... More
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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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Skills associated with Assistant Controller: Financial Analysis Software, Budgetary Controls, Accounting Management, Corporate Budgeting ...More

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