How much does a Controller make?

Updated 19 Jan 2022
$75,000 /yr
Average Base Pay

2,934 salaries

$50K

Low

$75K

Average

$124K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Controller make? The national average salary for a Controller is $75,000 in Australia. Filter by location to see Controller salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,934 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Controller employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Controller$75,000 /yr
L3
Senior Controller$84,091 /yr
L4
Lead ControllerGBP 57K /yr
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Related Job Titles

Assistant Controller

USD 50,000

per year

Corporate Controller

$90,000

per year

Plant Controller

$99,000

per year

Financial Controller

GBP 49,417

per year

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Powercor Australia
3.4

Powercor Australia

Controller

$109,604

 /yr
Range: $96K - $123K
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$96K

$123K

$96,237 - $122,981 Range

Rio Tinto
3.8

Rio Tinto

Controller

$108,000

 /yr
Range: $83K - $136K

$83K

$136K

$82,800 - $136,000 Range

Randstad
3.9

Randstad

Controller - Hourly
About 

$29 -$42

 hourly

$29

$42

$29 - $42 Range

Kennards Hire
3.8

Kennards Hire

Controller - Monthly
About 

$6K -$7K

$6K

$7K

$6,300 - $7,027 Range

AUTOrecruit

AUTOrecruit

Controller
About 

$60K -$88K

$60K

$88K

$60,451 - $87,620 Range

Anton Murray Consulting

Anton Murray Consulting

Controller - Hourly
About 

$34 -$61

 hourly

$34

$61

$34 - $61 Range

BHP
4.1

BHP

Controller
About 

$77K -$104K

$77K

$104K

$77,261 - $103,979 Range

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Australian Container Freight Services
3

$79K

$91K

$79,281 - $91,221 Range

WorkPac
4

WorkPac

Controller - Hourly
About 

$43 -$52

 hourly

$43

$52

$43 - $52 Range

Recruit Shop
3.7

Recruit Shop

Controller
About 

$67K -$73K

$67K

$73K

$66,554 - $72,645 Range

Zenith Search
4

Zenith Search

Controller
About 

$105K -$115K

$105K

$115K

$104,862 - $115,202 Range

Cape
3.3

Cape

Controller
About 

$259K -$281K

$259K

$281K

$259,068 - $280,781 Range

Accenture
4.1

Accenture

Controller
About 

$125K -$135K

$125K

$135K

$124,779 - $135,310 Range

Stuart & Co Solicitors

Controller
About 

$96K -$103K

$96K

$103K

$96,024 - $103,024 Range

APS Group
2.6

APS Group

Controller - Hourly
About 

$29 -$31

 hourly

$29

$31

$29 - $31 Range

Australian Department of Home Affairs
3

$67K

$73K

$66,539 - $72,810 Range

Yarra Trams
3.3

Yarra Trams

Controller
About 

$130K -$141K

$130K

$141K

$129,581 - $141,410 Range

The SG Group
4.8

The SG Group

Controller
About 

$114K -$123K

$114K

$123K

$114,070 - $123,452 Range

ACRWORLD
4.7

ACRWORLD

Controller - Hourly
About 

$41 -$44

 hourly

$41

$44

$41 - $44 Range

V/Line
4.3

V/Line

Controller - Hourly
About 

$51 -$55

 hourly

$51

$55

$51 - $55 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Controller salaries

The national average salary for a Controller is $75,000 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see a Controller salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2934 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Controller employees.

The highest salary for a Controller in Australia is $123,600 per year.

The lowest salary for a Controller in Australia is $50,000 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent controller salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$120,000
per year
A Financial Controller in the Melbourne Area area reported making $120,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$160,000
per year
A Financial Controller in the Melbourne Area area reported making $160,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Melbourne Area area
 
Full-time
Company - Private
$40
hourly
A Document Controller in the Perth Area area reported making $40 per hour
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Perth Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$186,000
per year
A Financial Controller in the Sydney Area area reported making $186,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$210,000
per year
A Financial Controller in the Sydney Area area reported making $210,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$200,000
per year
A Financial Controller in the Sydney Area area reported making $200,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public