How much does a Controller make in Washington, DC? The average Controller salary in Washington, DC is $276,126 as of August 27, 2023, but the range typically falls between $232,220 and $323,927. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Controller Salary $192,246 Washington,DC August 27, 2023
25th Percentile Controller Salary $232,220 Washington,DC August 27, 2023
50th Percentile Controller Salary $276,126 Washington,DC August 27, 2023
75th Percentile Controller Salary $323,927 Washington,DC August 27, 2023
90th Percentile Controller Salary $367,448 Washington,DC August 27, 2023
25% $232,220 10% $192,246 90% $367,448 75% $323,927 $276,126 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Job Description for Controller

Controller leads and directs an organization's accounting functions. Establishes and maintains the organization's overall accounting systems, procedures, and policies. Being a Controller directs all analysis and reporting of financial information including budgets, planning, and required filings and reports. Presents findings and recommendations to management. Additionally, Controller requires a bachelor's degree in accounting or finance. Typically requires the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) credential. Typically reports to chief financial officer (CFO). The Controller manages a business unit, division, or corporate function with major organizational impact. Establishes overall direction and strategic initiatives for the given major function or line of business. Has acquired the business acumen and leadership experience to become a top function or division head. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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About Washington, District of Columbia    Washington, D.C. is located in the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. East Coast. Due to the District of Columbia retrocession, the city has a total area....More

Washington, District of Columbia  area prices were up 1.3% from a year ago    View the Cost of Living in Washington, District of Columbia

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