A Cost Accountant earns an average salary of C$57,370 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Cost Accounting is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$41,663 - C$76,508
C$42K
C$57K
C$77K
MEDIAN: C$57,370
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50%
90%

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C$12.16 - C$29.93
C$12
C$24
C$30
MEDIAN: C$23.57
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$26KC$52KC$78K
Salary
C$41,663 - C$76,508  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$6,388  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$43,492 - C$76,409  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 92
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$13C$26C$39
Hourly Rate
C$12.16 - C$29.93  
   
Overtime
C$31.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$26KC$52KC$78K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$6,388  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$43,492 - C$76,409  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Pay by Experience Level for Cost Accountant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$56,131

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Key Stats for Cost Accountant

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
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Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Cost Accountant Salaries



Late-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
C$56,000


Skills That Affect Cost Accountant Salaries

Cost Accounting
up arrow 23%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 6%



National Average
C$56,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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