A Cost Accountant with Accounts Payable skills earns an average salary of $53,890 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$39,722 - $76,276
$40K
$54K
$76K
MEDIAN: $53,890
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50%
90%

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$14.36 - $23.15
$14
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,722 - $76,276  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $7,450  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$36,016 - $74,490  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 70
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.36 - $23.15  
   
Overtime
$27.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $7,450  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$36,016 - $74,490  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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Key Stats for Cost Accountant

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
045
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Cost Accountant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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