The average pay for a Cost Accounting Clerk is $18.19 per hour.

$39,405 - $44,406
$41K
MEDIAN: $41,208
50%

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$14.66 - $25.86
$15
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$41,208  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
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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$31,190 - $56,617  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.66 - $25.86  
   
Overtime
$9.14 - $41.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
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).
)
$31,190 - $56,617  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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Job Description for Cost Accounting Clerk

A cost accounting clerk’s overall function is to determine whether a business is making a profit or losing money. There are many ways in which cost accounting clerks determine this. First and foremost, they track expenses. Expenses include product materials, manufacturing costs, and payroll. They watch every invoice closely to make sure that they are all accurate. They are responsible for tracking labor hours, and they normally work on payroll to make sure that employees' time is spent fruitfully. Verifying purchase orders manually is also done to ensure accuracy.

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Cost Accounting Clerk Tasks

  • Compare the actual costs to expected costs and investigate the reason for variation in actual costs.
  • Calculate a company's costs, taking into consideration factors such as materials, labor, capital, and transportation.
  • Keep records of company costs and prepare cost reports for management.

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Pay by Experience Level for Cost Accounting Clerk

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

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Key Stats for Cost Accounting Clerk

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Cost Accounting Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
0%

National Average
$41,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Cost Accounting Clerk Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

National Average
$41,000

Cost Accounting
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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