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Entry-Level Cost Accountant Salary

An Entry-Level Cost Accountant earns an average salary of $48,364 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Financial Analysis.
$35,589 - $61,861
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $48,364
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$13.48 - $24.70
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$35,589 - $61,861  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,057  
Profit Sharing
$20.10 - $2,564  
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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$34,270 - $62,594  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 762
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.48 - $24.70  
   
Overtime
$20.96 - $37.80  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,057  
   
Profit Sharing
$20.10 - $2,564  
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).
)
$34,270 - $62,594  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 151
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Cost Accountant Salaries

SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
up arrow 13%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 10%

ERP
up arrow 7%

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 7%

Cost Accounting
up arrow 2%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$48,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 217 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 12%