Cost Analysts with Data Analysis skills pull down an average of $60K per year. Total cash earnings of Cost Analysts with Data Analysis skills range from $41K on the low end to $92K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $10K and $12K, respectively. While career duration and the specific company impact pay for this group, residence is the most influential factor. A large number claim medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision coverage. Men make up a slight majority of Cost Analysts with Data Analysis skills (51 percent) who responded to the survey. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Cost Analysts with Data Analysis skills. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$44,547 - $88,564
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$89K
MEDIAN: $60,447
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$12.31 - $43.69
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$44,547 - $88,564  
   
Bonus
$497.77 - $9,674  
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $11,836  
Total Pay (?
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$41,491 - $91,691  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 236
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.31 - $43.69  
   
Overtime
$6.38 - $43.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$497.77 - $9,674  
   
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $11,836  
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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$41,491 - $91,691  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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The lowest salaries can be found at Northrop Grumman Corporation — median pay is $63K — and there is little variation in compensation, with paychecks starting at $50K and only reaching $74K.

Pay by Experience Level for Cost Analyst

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $57K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $68K on average. For Cost Analysts with Data Analysis skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $77K. Cost Analysts with Data Analysis skills who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $93K.

Key Stats for Cost Analyst

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
056
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Cost Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 53%

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$61,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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