Comptroller Salary in the United States

How much does a Comptroller make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Comptroller in the United States is $37 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $33 and $41. Hourly rate 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is a Comptroller?

A Comptroller is a management-level position responsible for supervising the quality of accounting and financial reporting of an organization. A financial Comptroller is a senior-level executive who acts as the head of accounting, and oversees the preparation of financial reports, such as balance sheets and income statements. In most Commonwealth countries, the Comptroller general, auditor general, or Comptroller and auditor general is the external auditor of the budget execution of the government and of government-owned companies. Typically, the independent institution headed by the comptrol...

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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Comptroller in the United States. The average hourly rate for Comptroller ranges from $33 to $41 with the average hourly pay of $37. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $33 to $43 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $38.

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Job Openings for Comptroller
Eureka Fire Protection District -
The Eureka Fire Protection District will be accepting applications, resumes, and letters of intent for the position of Comptroller. Applicants should have a background and formal education in ...
LinkedIn - 2 days ago
Arlington County - Arlington , Virginia
The Assistant Comptroller is also responsible for researching and advising the Comptroller on current financial reporting standards and compliance requirements. The ARC Division is led by the County ...
LatPro - 8 days ago
TG Services, LLC - Covina , CA
My client is in need of an individual that has experience as a comptroller ideally in the auto dealership arena. They have a dealership that is being sold but need a interim comptroller for a short ...
ZipRecruiter - 1 day ago
1865 Craft House - Santa Barbara , CA
The Comptroller will manage day to day accounting & financial functions/reporting including but not limited to: AP, AR,payroll, bank recs, cash flow management, intercompany transactions ...
ZipRecruiter - 9 days ago
Clerk of the Circuit Court and County Comptroller - Sarasota , FL
Sarasota Clerk of the Circuit Court and County Comptroller is committed to wellness and successful applicants must be tobacco free for twelve months preceding date of application. Drug Free Work ...
ZipRecruiter - 5 days ago
Turnaround Management Association -
TMA is currently seeking a Finance Director/Comptroller Turnaround Management Association (TMA) is searching for an experienced finance professional who is highly skilled in all aspects of finance ...
LinkedIn - 9 days ago