Entry-Level Cost Accountant Salary

An Entry-Level Cost Accountant earns an average salary of $49,634 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Budgeting.

$36,655 - $64,791
(Median)
$37K
$50K
$65K
MEDIAN: $49,633
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$13.49 - $25.72
(Median)
$13
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $17.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$36,655 - $64,791  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,047  
Profit Sharing
$20.81 - $3,512  
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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$34,950 - $65,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 783
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.49 - $25.72  
   
Overtime
$20.50 - $39.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,047  
   
Profit Sharing
$20.81 - $3,512  
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).
)
$34,950 - $65,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 161
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Skills That Affect Cost Accountant Salaries

SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
up arrow 14%

Budgeting
up arrow 12%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 8%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 6%

ERP
up arrow 5%

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 5%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 4%

Cost Accounting
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 1%

National Average
$49,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 125 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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