Controller salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

Additional Cash Compensation
Total Compensation
Median: $131K
Min: $85K
Max: $175K

How Much Does a Controller Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Controller in Chicago is $130,975. The average additional cash compensation for a Controller in Chicago is $20,180. The average total compensation for a Controller in Chicago is $151,155. Controller salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Controller employees in Chicago.

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Controller jobs in Chicago

Corporate Controller

3 days ago
Corporate Controller Inspire11 is a rapidly growing, full-service consulting firm that helps our clients reach their full potential by getting closer to their customers, their employees, and their communities. We thrive on utilizing innovative and strategic thought with technology to bring change and disruption to life. Our team partners with technology leaders to help them strategize and execute their digital, analytics and technology

Lending Governance & Control Analyst

4 days ago
What will your day look like? You will partner with leaders in the Lending lines of business to create, execute and monitor internal processes and procedures compliant with regulatory requirements and industry best practices.  The incumbent will serve as the liaison between Internal Audit, External Audit, Compliance, Business Risk and the business to develop remediation plans for audit findings, as well as, design compliant processes within the

Specialist, Delivery Controls Analyst

1 week ago
Summary At OCC, our analysts help to maximize the business value of data by enhancing decision making, delivering practical insights and highlighting opportunities. The Delivery Controls Analyst contributes to the success of the OCC’S Delivery Control Profile through continuous monitoring and reporting on adherence to those controls. This role will be also responsible for analyzing the process and controls to provide insight and recommendations


1 week ago
About Hologram The future, as we see it, has millions of devices connected to the internet — everything from citywide bike sharing systems to smarter heart monitors to internet-connected eggs to catch turtle poachers. Hologram is here to connect anything to the internet — via our global cellular platform and network available in over 200 countries and territories. The future is connected, and we are connecting it. About This Role The Controller

Financial Controller

1 day ago
YouCopia is looking for Financial Controller to join the team as we scale in 2021. This person will play an integral role in our continued growth by bringing better visibility into financial operations and reporting. The Financial Controller will be responsible for overseeing day-to-day accounting functions, participating in budgeting, pricing and other financial planning processes, providing regular reports and analysis, and ensuring YouCopia’s

VP of Finance

6 hours ago
ActiveCampaign's category-defining Customer Experience Automation Platform (CXA) helps over 130,000 businesses in 170 countries meaningfully engage with their customers. The platform gives businesses of all sizes access to 500+ pre-built automations that combine email marketing, marketing automation, CRM, and machine learning for powerful segmentation and personalization across social, email, messaging, chat, and text. Over 70% of ActiveCampaign


6 days ago
Everything we do at Buildout starts and ends with our people, and our customers, and our product is an important part of our community of people. In our company, we value Team, Customers, Product, Improvement, and Profit. When we say we value Improvement, it means that we commit to managing and improving our overall financial performance.  If you don’t measure it, you won’t improve it. The Finance team works closely with all departments as we


1 week ago
SpotHero is looking for a Controller to join its growing team! The Controller will be a key member of the finance leadership team and a true business partner to the organization by being highly collaborative and hands-on and interacting with all departments and the Executive team. The Controller will oversee all aspects of the Accounting function including month-end close, financial reporting, the annual and interim audits, and all A/P, A/R,


3 weeks ago
Optiver is looking for a motivated and detail-oriented Controller with a proven-track record of managing the successful and timely delivery of close packages, financial reports, and regulatory filings. As a Controller, you’ll manage the day-to-day operations of our finance function and a team of talented accounting and finance professionals.  You’ll collaborate with various teams across the business and play a key role in developing processes and

Assistant Controller

2 days ago
Who we are Elevate K-12 is changing the way classrooms work through live, online, real-time instruction to K-12 schools. Our two main focuses are to give students the best quality instructors and get them ready for the world of the future and to give instructors, especially women, work opportunities, irrespective of zip codes. We are the new way to classroom! What we offer Competitive Salary and Bonus Potential  Unlimited PTO & 12 Company Paid

Business Controller

1 week ago
Gaming? Check. Esports? Check. Hardware? Check. Software? Check. We could go on and on. The point is we've been helping gamers get better since 2001. In fact, Esports pros have won more money using SteelSeries products than any other brand and we're just getting started. Esports and Gaming are multi-billion-dollar industries, and we're going to continue supporting them through innovative gear and software gamers need and love. We believe in being

Lead Business Controls Specialist

1 week ago
Discover. A brighter future. With Discover, you’ll have the chance to make a difference at one of the world’s leading digital banking and payments companies. From Day 1, you’ll do meaningful work you’re passionate about, with the support and resources you need for success. We value what makes each employee unique and provide a collaborative, team-based culture that gives everyone an opportunity to shine. Be the reason millions of people find a

Controller Salary ranges

The most common Controller salary in Chicago is between $130k - $140k.

Average Controller Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Controller make the most at companies with 1,000+ employees, earning $160,000 on average.

Controller Salary by gender

The average Controller salary for women is $140,078 and the average Controller salary for men is $125,890.

Controller Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Controller with 7+ years of experience is $136,437.

Average Finance salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Accountant $66,684
Min: $42K
Max: $146K
Budget Analyst $69,111
Min: $46K
Max: $135K
Financial Analyst $78,301
Min: $50K
Max: $150K
Senior Accountant $84,121
Min: $57K
Max: $120K
Senior Financial Analyst $94,651
Min: $65K
Max: $171K
Controller $130,975
Min: $85K
Max: $175K
Finance Director $153,641
Min: $115K
Max: $217K
Vice President of Finance $187,503
Min: $135K
Max: $275K
CFO (Chief Financial Officer) $245,954
Min: $153K
Max: $300K

Skills that affect Controller salaries in Chicago

Financial Accounting
13% have this skill
Budget Management
12% have this skill
Financial analysis
11% have this skill
Financial Modeling
10% have this skill
Operational Analysis
10% have this skill
Managerial Accounting
8% have this skill

Recent Controller salaries in Chicago

Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $135,000
7+ Years of Experience
201-500 Employees
5-10 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $157,000
7+ Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
Yearly Salary
A VP, Controller reported a yearly salary of $170,000 with +$25,500 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
501-1,000 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $145,000
7+ Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Branch Controller reported a yearly salary of $165,000
7+ Years of Experience
1,000+ Employees
1-5 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $140,000
1-3 Years of Experience
201-500 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $130,000
7+ Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
1-5 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $125,000
5-7 Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $115,000
7+ Years of Experience
51-200 Employees