The average Cost Analyst with Data Analysis skills can expect to rake in roughly $61K per year. Cash earnings for Cost Analysts with Data Analysis skills — including $8K in bonuses and $12K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $41K to $94K depending on individual performance. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is geographic location, though career duration and the specific company have a (lesser) impact as well. Men working as Cost Analysts with Data Analysis skills who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 55 percent. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision plans. Work is enjoyable for Cost Analysts with Data Analysis skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$44,068 - $91,965
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$44K
$61K
$92K
MEDIAN: $61,143
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$12.44 - $43.19
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$43
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$44,068 - $91,965  
   
Bonus
$485.64 - $7,576  
Profit Sharing
$98.99 - $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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$41,125 - $94,093  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 237
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.44 - $43.19  
   
Overtime
$6.42 - $41.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$485.64 - $7,576  
   
Profit Sharing
$98.99 - $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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$41,125 - $94,093  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Cost Analysts with Data Analysis skills will find the worst pay at Northrop Grumman Corporation, where the median salary crawls in at $62K. Furthermore, compensation is curbed at $74K, leaving little room for growth.

Pay by Experience Level for Cost Analyst

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


For many Cost Analysts with Data Analysis skills, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $57K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $70K on average. Cost Analysts with Data Analysis skills see a median salary of $72K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $91K on average.

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Experience Affects Cost Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$61,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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