The average pay for a Mid-Career Cost Accountant is $58,314 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Month-End Close and ERP.

$44,702 - $77,033
(Median)
$45K
$58K
$77K
MEDIAN: $58,313
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90%

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$15.48 - $28.25
(Median)
$15
$22
$28
MEDIAN: $21.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$44,702 - $77,033  
   
Bonus
$972 - $8,633  
Profit Sharing
$206.08 - $25,132  
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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$44,829 - $78,861  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 270
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.48 - $28.25  
   
Overtime
$15.10 - $52.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$972 - $8,633  
   
Profit Sharing
$206.08 - $25,132  
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).
)
$44,829 - $78,861  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $58,755

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Skills That Affect Cost Accountant Salaries

ERP
up arrow 12%

Month-End Close
up arrow 12%

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 9%

Data Analysis
up arrow 6%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 2%

Cost Accounting
up arrow 1%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 1%

SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
up arrow 1%

National Average
$59,000

Budgeting
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 8%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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