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Cost Accounting Manager Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Cost Accounting Manager is $77,304 per year. A skill in Financial Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.
Cost Accounting Manager Salary (?
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$49,206 - $109,575
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MEDIAN: $77,303
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Cost Accounting Manager Salary (?
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$15.24 - $38.78
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,206 - $109,575  
   
Bonus
$811 - $15,174  
Profit Sharing
$197.27 - $14,213  
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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$48,974 - $119,121  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 297
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.24 - $38.78  
   
Overtime
$28.55 - $45.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$811 - $15,174  
   
Profit Sharing
$197.27 - $14,213  
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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$48,974 - $119,121  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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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
  • Contribute to creating budgets and ensure production costs remain within budget.
  • 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.

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Experience Affects Cost Accounting Manager Salaries

National Average
$80,000

Skills That Affect Cost Accounting Manager Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 11%
SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 7%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%
Cost Accounting
up arrow 1%
National Average
$80,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%
Accounts Payable
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 86 votes.

Gender

Female
43%
female alumni
 
Male
57%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 7%