Cost Accounting Manager Salary

A Cost Accounting Manager earns an average salary of $84,457 per year.

$60,280 - $111,264
$60K
$84K
$110K
MEDIAN: $84,457
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Salary
$60,280 - $111,264  
   
Bonus
$933 - $14,848  
Profit Sharing
$3,097  
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$61,381 - $120,165  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 184

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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

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Key Stats for Cost Accounting Manager

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Cost Accounting Manager Salaries

▲11%

▲7%

National Average
$87,000

▼2%

▼15%

Skills That Affect Cost Accounting Manager Salaries




National Average
$87,000




Accounts Payable
▼5%

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

Financial Reporting
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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