How much does a Project Controller make in the United States? The average Project Controller salary in the United States is $72,719 as of September 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $63,838 and $85,793. 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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What is a Project Controller ?

The project controller is a key member of the project team and works directly with the project manager to help define the project's goals and objectives; create and maintain a project's budget and schedule, analyse progress reported against the work schedules; and recommend actions to improve progress. In order to ensure accurate documentation and reporting on a consistent basis, many organisations are positioning the project manager and project controller as part of a centralised project support organisation....

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Job Openings for Project Controller
Johnson Service Group - Danville , VA
JSG is currently assisting our client with a direct hire Business Project Controller opportunity near Danville, VA. The incumbent will be responsible for all financial and commercial matters and ...
Joblift GmbH (USD CPC) - 49 days ago
Intelligent Waves, LLC. - Reston , VA
As the Controller, you will manage the day-to-day accounting operations in addition to overseeing ... Maintain the project and financial accounting system data and reporting capabilities. * Drive ...
JobTarget - 23 days ago
... projects and analysis as needed working with the COO, CFO, and executive leadership * Serve as a ... Prior controllership experience including managing teams preferred * Strong technical skills and ...
Joblift GmbH (USD CPC) - 8 days ago
LTD Hospitality Group Corporate Office - Virginia Beach , VA
The Controller will provide the financial expertise to enable the successful completion of the ... Other and all duties, projects, and tasks as assigned by employee's manager. Required Knowledge ...
ZipRecruiter - 42 days ago
JCSI - Norfolk , VA
POSITION SUMMARY The Controller is responsible for managing, directing and coordinating the ... Provide financial analysis tools to evaluate company ventures or special projects, programs ...
ZipRecruiter - 6 days ago
Veritiss LLC - Reston , VA
Veritiss LLC is looking for an experienced Controller to join our staff in Reston, VA. This ... Able to organize, coordinate, and direct projects with solid analytical and technical skills
ZipRecruiter - 19 days ago

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