The average salary for an Experienced Cost Accountant is $62,330 per year. A skill in SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO) is associated with high pay for this job.

$48,294 - $79,660
(Median)
$48K
$62K
$80K
MEDIAN: $62,329
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$16.44 - $29.80
(Median)
$16
$21
$30
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$48,294 - $79,660  
   
Bonus
$961 - $9,048  
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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$45,684 - $81,623  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 203
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$16.44 - $29.80  
   
Overtime
$22.96 - $37.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$961 - $9,048  
   
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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$45,684 - $81,623  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Skills That Affect Cost Accountant Salaries

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

ERP
up arrow 9%

Data Analysis
up arrow 7%

Month-End Close
up arrow 6%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 5%

Cost Accounting
up arrow 3%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 1%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$62,000

Budgeting
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 10%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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