The average pay for a Cost Accountant with Financial Analysis skills is $56,113 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$40,925 - $77,391
(Median)
$41K
$56K
$77K
MEDIAN: $56,113
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$15.13 - $30.37
(Median)
$15
$22
$30
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$40,925 - $77,391  
   
Bonus
$250.00 - $6,104  
Profit Sharing
$148.99 - $8,118  
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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$40,790 - $79,067  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 249
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.13 - $30.37  
   
Overtime
$18.75 - $52.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$250.00 - $6,104  
   
Profit Sharing
$148.99 - $8,118  
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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$40,790 - $79,067  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Cost Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$57,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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