The average pay for a Cost Accounting Clerk is $15.25 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Cost Accounting Clerk Total Pay (?
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$27,566 - $47,765
(Median)
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32K
38K
42K
48K
MEDIAN: $38,267
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Cost Accounting Clerk Total Pay (?
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$11.85 - $19.77
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$27,566 - $47,765  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,534  
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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$25,671 - $44,571  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 135
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.85 - $19.77  
   
Overtime
$8.86 - $30.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,534  
   
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).
)
$25,671 - $44,571  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 135
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Job Description for Cost Accounting Clerk
  • Compare the actual costs to expected costs and investigate the reason for variation in actual costs.
  • Keep records of company costs and prepare cost reports for management.
  • Calculate a company’s costs, taking into consideration factors such as materials, labor, capital, and transportation.
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Experience Affects Cost Accounting Clerk Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$34,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Cost Accounting Clerk Salaries

Cost Accounting
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Excel
0%
National Average
$34,000
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Gender
Female
81%
female alumni
 
Male
19%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 15%
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