Cost Engineer with Cost Accounting Skills Salary

A Cost Engineer with Cost Accounting skills earns an average salary of $78,184 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$58,419 - $111,854
$58K
$77K
$110K
MEDIAN: $76,687
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50%
90%

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$18.38 - $57.38
$18
$40
$57
MEDIAN: $39.95
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$0$116K
Salary $58,419 - $111,854
Bonus $0.00 - $12,255
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$50,885 - $116,952
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 58
Hourly Data $0$75
Hourly Rate $18.38 - $57.38
Overtime $59.96
Annual Data $0$116K
Bonus $0.00 - $12,255
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$50,885 - $116,952
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

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Pay by Experience Level for Cost Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Cost Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Cost Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 37 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cost Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Cost Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 23 salaries. A Cost Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Cost Engineer

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Cost Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲25%

Mid-Career
▲23%

Late-Career
▲19%

National Average
$81,000

Entry-Level
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 10%
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