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Entry-Level Cost Accountant Salary

An Entry-Level Cost Accountant earns an average salary of $48,440 per year.

$35,732 - $62,559
(Median)
$36K
$48K
$63K
MEDIAN: $48,440
10%
50%
90%

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$13.71 - $24.75
(Median)
$14
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$35,732 - $62,559  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,999  
Profit Sharing
$20.13 - $3,452  
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).
)
$34,561 - $63,676  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 750
National Hourly Rate 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$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.71 - $24.75  
   
Overtime
$20.53 - $38.00  
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.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,999  
   
Profit Sharing
$20.13 - $3,452  
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).
)
$34,561 - $63,676  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 147

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Cost Accountant Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 9%

SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
up arrow 7%

ERP
up arrow 6%

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 4%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 2%

Cost Accounting
up arrow 1%

National Average
$48,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 177 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 12%
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