Cost Accounting Manager Salary

A Cost Accounting Manager earns an average salary of $84,199 per year.

$60,072 - $110,871
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$84K
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MEDIAN: $84,199
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$60,072 - $110,871  
   
Bonus
$903 - $14,983  
Profit Sharing
$4,300  
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$61,143 - $118,453  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 175

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Job Description for Cost Accounting Manager

A cost accounting manager is usually a supervisor or department manager for a specialized accounting group within a company. This person is primarily concerned with collecting accounting and financial data related to assets and liabilities gained and incurred by the various departments within the company. The cost accounting manager will typically offer frequent reports and accounting analysis to upper management related to opportunities to control costs and wastes and increase profitability.

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Cost Accounting Manager Tasks

  • Analyze the costs of materials, processes, and labor to determine methods of reducing production costs.
  • Develop and implement a company's cost control procedures and policies.
  • Prepare product cost statements, investigating products to establish manufacturing costs.
  • Contribute to creating budgets and ensure production costs remain within budget.

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Pay by Experience Level for Cost Accounting Manager

Pay by Experience for a Cost Accounting Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Cost Accounting Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 35 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cost Accounting Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 83 salaries. An experienced Cost Accounting Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 88 salaries. A Cost Accounting Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 42 salaries.

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Key Stats for Cost Accounting Manager

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
24%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Cost Accounting Manager Salaries

▲8%

▲5%

National Average
$87,000

▼1%

▼16%

Skills That Affect Cost Accounting Manager Salaries




National Average
$87,000





Financial Reporting
▼6%

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 5%