A Cost Accountant earns an average salary of C$58,533 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$41,659 - C$77,465
C$42K
C$59K
C$77K
MEDIAN: C$58,533
10%
50%
90%

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C$20.94 - C$24.62
C$23
MEDIAN: C$22.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$26KC$52KC$78K
Salary
C$41,659 - C$77,465  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$6,273  
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$43,326 - C$77,551  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 91
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$13C$26C$39
Hourly Rate
C$22.70  
   
Overtime
C$36.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$26KC$52KC$78K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$6,273  
   
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).
)
C$43,326 - C$77,551  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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Pay by Experience Level for Cost Accountant

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Key Stats for Cost Accountant

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Cost Accountant Salaries



Late-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
C$58,000


Skills That Affect Cost Accountant Salaries

Cost Accounting
up arrow 21%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 7%


Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

National Average
C$58,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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