Cost Accountant in Houston, Texas Salary

A Cost Accountant in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $61,851 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Financial Reporting, Financial Analysis, and Data Analysis. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$44,112 - $77,133
(Median)
$44K
$62K
$77K
MEDIAN: $61,851
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$44,112 - $77,133  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,721  
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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$40,767 - $80,164  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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Experience Affects Cost Accountant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$64,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Skills That Affect Cost Accountant Salaries

Financial Reporting
up arrow 20%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 18%

Data Analysis
up arrow 16%

Cost Accounting
up arrow 9%

National Average
$64,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
medical benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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