Controller Salary Chicago: Updated 2018 | Built In Chicago
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Account Executive
Account Manager
Analytics Manager
Android Developer
Art Director
Automation Engineer
Brand Manager
Budget Analyst
Business Analyst
Business Development Manager
Business Development Representative
Business Intelligence Analyst
Business Intelligence Developer
Business Intelligence Manager
CCO (Chief Creative Officer)
CFO (Chief Financial Officer)
CIO (Chief Information Officer)
Client Success Manager
CMO (Chief Marketing Officer)
Community Manager
Content Manager
Content Marketing Manager
Content Strategist
COO (Chief Operating Officer)
CPO (Chief Product Officer)
Creative Director
CRO (Chief Revenue Officer)
CTO (Chief Technology Officer)
Customer Support Manager
Customer Support Rep
Data Analyst
Data Architect
Data Engineer
Data Scientist
Design Director
Desktop Support
DevOps Engineer
Digital Marketing Manager
Director of Analytics
Director of Customer Success
Director of Marketing
Director of Operations
Director of Product Management
Director of Software Engineering
Email Marketing Manager
Engineering Manager
Event Planner
Finance Director
Financial Analyst
Front End Developer
HR Coordinator
HR Director
HR Manager
HR Specialist
Implementation Manager
Implementation Specialist
Inside Sales Manager
Inside Sales Representative
iOS Developer
Marketing Associate
Marketing Coordinator
Marketing Manager
Marketing Operations Manager
Office Manager
Operations Associate
Operations Manager
Principal Software Engineer
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Product Designer
Product Manager
Product Marketing Manager
Product Owner
Project Coordinator
Project Manager
Public Relations Manager
Public Relations Specialist
QA Analyst
QA Engineer
QA Manager
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Sales Director
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Sales Manager
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Senior UI Designer
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SEO Manager
SEO Specialist
Social Media Manager
Software Engineer
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Technical Recruiter
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UX Designer
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Controller salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

Additional Cash Compensation
Total Compensation
Median: $117K
Min: $85K
Max: $150K

How Much Does a Controller Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Controller in Chicago is $117,077. The average additional cash compensation for a Controller in Chicago is $16,667. The average total compensation for a Controller in Chicago is $133,744. Controller salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Controller employees in Chicago.

Chicago by the numbers

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Controller Salary ranges

The most common Controller salary in Chicago is between $110k - $120k.

Average Controller Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Controller make the most at companies with 51-200 employees, earning $133,750 on average.

Controller Salary by gender

Controller Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Controller with 7+ years of experience is $130,000.

Average Finance salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Budget Analyst $55,400
Min: $46K
Max: $67K
Accountant $65,156
Min: $42K
Max: $82K
Financial Analyst $66,000
Min: $50K
Max: $89K
Senior Accountant $78,842
Min: $57K
Max: $100K
Senior Financial Analyst $84,800
Min: $65K
Max: $93K
Controller $117,077
Min: $85K
Max: $150K
Finance Director $145,000
Min: $126K
Max: $170K
Vice President of Finance $182,111
Min: $167K
Max: $200K
CFO (Chief Financial Officer) $248,818
Min: $159K
Max: $295K

Finance jobs in Chicago

Director Finance, Commercial

18 hours ago
+23 is the leading grocery delivery provider in the nation and we’ve been delivering innovative solutions for customers of our service for over 25 years. Our goal is to “Amaze & Delight” each of our customers, every day. We are an innovative workplace where open-mindedness and new ideas are encouraged. We are seeking a Director Finance, Commercial.  This role is responsible for supporting the Marketing, Sales & Merchandise teams in driving

Staff Accountant

1 week ago
We are seeking a detail oriented Staff Accountant with proven problem solving, analytical and communication skills. Assist in the monthly close process for assigned location, prepare month-end journal entries, account reconciliations, and review and explain financial results. Position is a newly created role due to expansion and growth! Responsibilities: Responsible for the accounting functions related to assigned P&L Perform month-end close

Staff Accountant

3 weeks ago
Why OppLoans? OppLoans is a socially responsible, profitable FinTech company that has grown 2000% over the last 3 years, and is backed by a global investment firm with $100M+ in AUMs. Recent accolades include being named one of the fastest-growing companies in the USA by Inc. Magazine’s list of 500, 3rd fastest-growing startup by Built In Chicago, and 6th best company to work for nationally by Glassdoor. Customers love our product! We have been

Manager, Accounting

5 days ago
Overview The Marketing Store is a global company that brings the spirit of brands to life. Our clients include a wide range of the worlds’ top brands and marketers. We have a positive culture and work environment that promotes personal and professional growth.   Having developed an insightful, strategic, brand-building process for creating advertising campaigns, we have adapted this same thinking to promotions, digital, direct, the Internet, CRM,

Staff Accountant and Billing Coordinator

North Suburbs
19 hours ago
GTreasury, a leading innovator of integrated SaaS treasury and risk management solutions, is currently looking to hire a detail-oriented Staff Accountant and Billing Coordinator to bill, track, collect, and analyze revenue. Reporting to the Corporate Controller, you will be a key member of the team responsible for driving the billing process and safeguarding our revenues.

Financial Analyst

4 days ago
Camelot Illinois has been awarded the contract as the new private manager of the Illinois Lottery. The company is restoring transparency, integrity and responsibility to the Illinois Lottery. In partnership with the state, Camelot will operate a modern lottery that truly benefits the people of Illinois. The company’s innovative approach places consumers and social responsibility at its core, providing funding for schools, capital projects and

Accounts Payable Specialist

3 hours ago
We are seeking an innovative A/P Specialist to fill a new position on our continually growing Accounting & Finance team, based in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood. The position will report directly to Controller along with having daily interactions with the company’s CFO and Senior Accountant. The A/P Specialist will be detrimental in helping set up processes and efficiencies within the...

Senior Manager of Accounting

1 week ago
The primary responsibilities of the Senior Manager of Accounting are to lead the Accounting department and drive a timely close process, perform detailed accounting research for technical questions/issues as they arise, and oversee and direct annual tax compliance and address ad‐hoc tax issues. You will also participate in integration related activity tied to acquisitions.

Freelance CPAs & Bookkeepers (Join our network!)

5 days ago
Seeking controllers, CPAs, and bookkeepers!Paro Overview: Paro is creating an alternative employment model for the future of finance work by capitalizing on the rise of the freelance/gig economy. We are an expert network of the top 2% of financial talent, including: CFOs, FP&A Analysts, CPAs, and bookkeepers who are highly vetted and have a proven background to handle a variety of clients. We help growing companies gain confidence in their

Financial Analyst

1 week ago
Digital ads drive over 100 billion phone calls to U.S. businesses every year… Surprisingly, the marketers who paid for those ads typically have zero insight into these customer interactions and conversions. As the market leader in call analytics and customer experience optimization, DialogTech provides data-driven marketers with an end-to-end call attribution and analytics platform. This enterprise-class solution delivers visibility and control

Account Receivable Officier

1 week ago
Who Are You? You are hungry to win, keeping an eye on the ball and limiting all distractions. You know that swinging and missing the ball is far better than just watching an opportunity go by. Learning from missed opportunities, you are always improving your game and aiming to knock it out of the ballpark.  Handle the collection of overdue debtor balances in the EMEA/AMER regions to ensure optimal cashflow Negotiate timely payment of overdue

Senior Director of Finance

2 weeks ago
The Catch Company is looking for an experienced financial and accounting executive to lead finance, book-keeping, accounting, compliance, and FP&A. The individual will also support high-priority strategic initiatives and investor communications, as well as building out our accounting and finance capabilities.

Skills that affect Controller salaries in Chicago

Valuation Analysis
8% have this skill
Budget Management
8% have this skill
Financial Modeling
8% have this skill
Cost Accounting
8% have this skill
Managerial Accounting
8% have this skill
Financial Accounting
8% have this skill

Recent Controller salaries in Chicago

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A Controller reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
1-5 Reports
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A Controller reported a yearly salary of $100,000
7+ Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $140,000 with +$35,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $137,000
500+ Employees
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A Controller reported a yearly salary of $85,000
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $110,000
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $120,000
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $115,000
51-200 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $125,000
51-200 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $145,000
51-200 Employees

Chicago Companies with the Highest Controller Salaries

Mobile, Software
Consumer Web, Fintech
Big Data, Healthtech
eCommerce, Logistics
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