The average salary for an Experienced Cost Accountant is $62,133 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO) and Month-End Close.

$47,898 - $79,481
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$62K
$79K
MEDIAN: $62,133
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$16.38 - $29.90
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MEDIAN: $21.47
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$47,898 - $79,481  
   
Bonus
$988 - $9,160  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,863  
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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$45,688 - $81,689  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 207
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$16.38 - $29.90  
   
Overtime
$22.96 - $37.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$988 - $9,160  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,863  
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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$45,688 - $81,689  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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Key Stats for Cost Accountant

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
081
10-19 years
81%
20 years or more
19%
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Skills That Affect Cost Accountant Salaries

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 13%

Month-End Close
up arrow 11%

Data Analysis
up arrow 7%

ERP
up arrow 7%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 6%

Cost Accounting
up arrow 3%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 2%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 1%

Budgeting
0%

National Average
$61,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 12%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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