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Cost Accounting Manager Salary

A Cost Accounting Manager earns an average salary of $78,390 per year.

$50,006 - $108,516
(Median)
$50K
$78K
$110K
MEDIAN: $78,390
10%
50%
90%

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$15.42 - $39.15
(Median)
$15
$26
$39
MEDIAN: $25.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,006 - $108,516  
   
Bonus
$976 - $14,960  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $14,083  
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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$49,866 - $118,797  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 297
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.42 - $39.15  
   
Overtime
$28.55 - $45.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$976 - $14,960  
   
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $14,083  
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).
)
$49,866 - $118,797  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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

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Experience Affects Cost Accounting Manager Salaries



National Average
$81,000



Skills That Affect Cost Accounting Manager Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 10%

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Excel
0%

Cost Accounting
0%

National Average
$81,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 5%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 6%