Cost Accountant with Budgeting Skills Salary

A Cost Accountant with Budgeting skills earns an average salary of $55,047 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$42,064 - $76,822
$42K
$55K
$77K
MEDIAN: $55,047
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50%
90%

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$9.14 - $30.58
$9
$19
$31
MEDIAN: $18.91
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$42,064 - $76,822  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,500  
Profit Sharing
$587 - $8,139  
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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$41,373 - $77,453  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 130
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.14 - $30.58  
   
Overtime
$31.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$587 - $8,139  
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).
)
$41,373 - $77,453  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Pay by Experience Level for Cost Accountant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Cost Accountant

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Cost Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲11%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$55,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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