A Cost Accountant in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $70,037 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$50,283 - $83,713
(Median)
$50K
$70K
$84K
MEDIAN: $70,036
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50%
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Salary
$50,283 - $83,713  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $6,787  
Profit Sharing
$17,260  
Total Pay (?
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$40,339 - $84,660  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,264,262
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

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Experience Affects Cost Accountant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$70,000


Skills That Affect Cost Accountant Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 8%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 7%

Data Analysis
up arrow 5%

Cost Accounting
up arrow 2%

National Average
$70,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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