Treasurers and Controllers

General Information

Description

Direct financial activities, such as planning, procurement, and investments for all or part of an organization.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit82.31%
  2. Private, not for profit7.19%
  3. State and local government5.16%
  4. Self-employed3.41%
  5. Federal government1.70%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Job Outlook

Employment of financial managers is projected to grow 17 percent from 2020 to 2030, much faster than the average for all occupations. About 64,200 openings for financial managers are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$134,180

State-by-state Salary

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$201,920
$73,820
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 56%
  • Master's degree 32%
  • Associate's degree 4%
  • Post baccalaureate 4%
  • First professional degree 4%
  • High school 0%
  • Some college 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

Knowledge

  • Economics and Accounting
  • Administration and Management
  • Mathematics
  • English Language
  • Personnel and Human Resources

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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