Controller salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$130,975
$20,180
Additional Cash Compensation
$151,155
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 from anonymous Controller employees in Chicago.

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Controller jobs in Chicago

Director of Finance

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+30
About the role Screencastify is in hyper-growth mode. Over the past year, we’ve put many foundational pieces in place to help us maintain and accelerate that growth. We’re looking for our first Director of Finance to be the primary owner of critical finance, accounting, and performance initiatives related to Screencastify’s near and long-term success. Why is the role special? You’re in control. The future of finance operations at Screencastify

Director Finance

Chicago
1 day ago
+33
Responsible for day to day management of all Corporate finance responsibilities. Manages all Corporate finance processes and is responsible for maintenance and enhancements to OCC financial systems. Works closely with the Executive Director, Finance on process improvements. Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Develop and communicate the budget process, including timeline and business inputs Create and communicate budget reports that align

Corporate Controller

Chicago
1 week ago
+48
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

Chicago
1 week ago
+53
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

Assistant Controller

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+60
OppLoans is a rapidly growing Fintech company that helps credit-challenged consumers build a better financial path through accessible products and five-star customer service. As one of Chicago's fastest-growing startups, we've made the Crain's Business Chicago Fast 50 (#4 in 2019) and the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 (twice), and we've ranked in the top 10% of the Inc. 5000 four years in a row! OppLoans is a team of caring and inventive

Document Control Specialist

Chicago
1 day ago
+40
Passionate about making a difference in the world of cancer genomics? With the advent of genomic sequencing, we can finally decode and process our genetic makeup. We now have more data than ever before but providers don't have the infrastructure or expertise to make sense of this data. We're on a mission to connect an entire ecosystem to redefine how genomic data is used in clinical settings.  We are looking for a Document Control Specialist who

VP, Corporate Controller

Chicago
1 day ago
+25
The Role  The VP of Accounting is responsible for direct supervision of all corporate accounting and external reporting functions.  You will be responsible for the Corporate Accounting, Tax, Risk Management and Treasury teams  while supporting SOX processes, external reporting, consolidations, technical accounting, tax strategies, risk management and accounting technology enhancements.  You must possess strong business acumen with the ability to

Freelance 1099 Controller

Chicago
1 week ago
+45
Paro Overview Paro provides freelancers access to clients on a 1099 basis for opportunities in the finance/accounting space. We are an expert network of the top 2% of financial talent, including: CFOs, Accountants and Controllers, Financial Analysts, Bookkeepers, and Tax Specialists who are highly vetted and have a proven background to handle a variety of clients.    You can apply through this link! https://paro.io/join-paro/   Skills Required D

Reagent Quality Control Technologist

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+40
Work within a cutting-edge genomics workflow to provide quality control support in a high-volume next-generation sequencing clinical laboratory. Document all results and findings in order to satisfy CLIA/CAP/NYS-DOH requirements. Report significant reagent findings/deviations and system deficiencies to lab management, as appropriate. Help create and implement new reagent acceptability criteria for use by Tempus R&D and clinical lab staff. Update SOPs within document control system, including creation/ revision/ review of internal SOPs and other quality documentation.  Create and review reagent acceptability criteria and probe lot validations. Interact with lab management and testing personnel to prioritize QC tasks. Help facilitate and implement corrective and preventative actions. Maintain reagent qualification records and manage quality control of reagent inventory.

VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer

Chicago
43 minutes ago
+43
Who is Clearcover?  Clearcover is the smarter car insurance company. We use powerful technology to offer everyday drivers better coverage for less money. We are proud to be one of the fastest growing startups in Chicago, and we’re currently looking to add a few more extraordinary people to our team. What is the VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer at Clearcover? Clearcover is looking for a strategic and forward-focused insurance finance

Compliance Associate - Risk and Controls

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+60
Growth with a Purpose  OppLoans is a rapidly growing Fintech company that helps credit-challenged consumers build a better financial path through accessible products and five-star customer service. As one of Chicago’s fastest-growing startups, we’ve made the Crain’s Business Chicago Fast 50 (#4 in 2019) and the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 (twice), and we’ve ranked in the top 10% of the Inc. 500 four years in a row!   OppLoans is a team of caring

Senior Business Risk Control Specialist

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+55
Responsibilities relate to compliance and operational risk/control activities that may include risk assessments, control workflow/systems, control testing, monitoring complaints, third-party risk management, exam management, and risk reporting.  

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 $66,886
Min: $42K
Max: $146K
Budget Analyst $69,111
Min: $46K
Max: $135K
Financial Analyst $77,969
Min: $50K
Max: $150K
Senior Accountant $83,570
Min: $57K
Max: $120K
Senior Financial Analyst $94,210
Min: $65K
Max: $171K
Controller $130,975
Min: $85K
Max: $175K
Finance Director $153,425
Min: $115K
Max: $217K
Vice President of Finance $187,841
Min: $135K
Max: $275K
CFO (Chief Financial Officer) $246,405
Min: $153K
Max: $300K

Skills that affect Controller salaries in Chicago

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

Recent Controller salaries in Chicago

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