The average salary for a Cost Accountant with Microsoft Office skills is $53,596 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$38,900 - $75,409
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$39K
$54K
$75K
MEDIAN: $53,596
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$14.82 - $27.04
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$38,900 - $75,409  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,873  
Profit Sharing
$750  
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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$37,093 - $75,105  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 120
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.82 - $27.04  
   
Overtime
$22.01 - $45.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,873  
   
Profit Sharing
$750  
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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$37,093 - $75,105  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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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

Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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