Accountant/Financial Controller Salary

How much does an Accountant/Financial Controller earn in the United States?

As of May 28, 2024, an Accountant/Financial Controller in the United States earns an average salary of $99,323 per year.
An Accountant/Financial Controller's salary can be paid hourly, weekly or monthly depending on the company and job type. Most part-time jobs will be paid hourly or weekly. Using the salary calculator, the average pay comes out to be about $48 an hour, $1,910/week, or $8,277/month.
The average salary of an Accountant/Financial Controller ranges from $83,168 to $119,597. The average salary range for an Accountant/Financial Controller varies widely, which indicates that there are many opportunities for advancement, promotions, and salary increases. These opportunities depend on many factors, including skills, education, certifications, location, and years of experience.
According to job salary data displays, Accountant/Financial Controller in District of Columbia and California are high in demand. Accountant/Financial Controller in District of Columbia earn an average salary of $110,546 per year, which is $11,223(11.3%) more than the national average of $99,323. District of Columbia is ranked as the top salary of an Accountant/Financial Controller nationwide.

What is the Average Accountant/Financial Controller Salary by City?

Below is a list of the average salaries for an Accountant/Financial Controller in 10 cities in the United States. We've identified 354 cities where the typical salary for an Accountant/Financial Controller job is above the national average. The highest paying city for an Accountant/Financial Controller is in San Jose, CA, and the average salary for an Accountant/Financial Controller job is $124,650, which is higher than the national average.
This is followed by Santa Clara, CA and Fremont, CA in second and third places, which beat the national average by $25,327(25.5%) and $25,129(25.3%) respectively. In fourth place is Daly City, CA, which pays $24,831(25%), above the national average. San Francisco, CA, Oakland, CA and Berkeley, CA continue the rankings.
Based on the summary of average salaries paid by cities, the Accountant/Financial Controller job market in San Jose, CA is relatively active with a higher-paying salary compared to other cities in the United States.
Finally, Accountant/Financial Controller jobs pay differently based on the city, even if they are in the same state. The cost of living might be a key factor when considering the location and salary of an Accountant/Financial Controller position.
CITY Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
San Jose $124,650 $10,388 $2,397 $60
Santa Clara $124,650 $10,388 $2,397 $60
Fremont $124,452 $10,371 $2,393 $60
Daly City $124,154 $10,346 $2,388 $60
San Francisco $124,154 $10,346 $2,388 $60
Oakland $121,174 $10,098 $2,330 $58
Berkeley $121,174 $10,098 $2,330 $58
Hayward $120,975 $10,081 $2,326 $58
Union City $116,009 $9,667 $2,231 $56
West New York $116,009 $9,667 $2,231 $56

What Similar Jobs are Paid to Accountant/Financial Controller in the U.S.?

There are 11 jobs that we find are related to the Accountant/Financial Controller job category,these similar jobs include Controller,Assistant Controller,Deputy Controller,Inventory Controller,Financial Controller,IT Controller,Project Controller,Junior Controller,Pipeline Controller,Portfolio Controller,and Production Controller.
All of these 11 jobs are paid between $47,365 to $259,012, and the Portfolio Controller gets the highest paid with $259,012 from them. Those similar job salaries are paid differently by many factors such as company size, department base, responsibility, and others. If you're qualified to be hired for one of these similar jobs to the Accountant/Financial Controller, you could refer to the below list of job salaries based on market prices in the United States.
JOB TITLE Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Controller $255,802 $21,317 $4,919 $123
Assistant Controller $167,038 $13,920 $3,212 $80
Deputy Controller $167,100 $13,925 $3,213 $80
Inventory Controller $104,740 $8,728 $2,014 $50
Financial Controller $255,900 $21,325 $4,921 $123
IT Controller $148,716 $12,393 $2,860 $71
Project Controller $256,132 $21,344 $4,926 $123
Junior Controller $225,710 $18,809 $4,341 $109
Pipeline Controller $86,366 $7,197 $1,661 $42
Portfolio Controller $259,012 $21,584 $4,981 $125
Production Controller $47,365 $3,947 $911 $23
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