The average pay for a Senior Cost Accountant is $67,184 per year.
Senior Cost Accountant Total Pay (?
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$51,483 - $84,201
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$51,483 - $84,201  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,192  
Profit Sharing
$2,350 - $7,000  
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$52,219 - $88,002  
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Job Description for Senior Cost Accountant
  • Review, analyze, track, inventory and reconcile stock variances; provide management with monthly inventory reports.
  • Assist in developing cost accounting procedures.
  • Oversee the preparation and analysis of cost reports and monthly closing documents.
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What is it like working as a Senior Cost Accountant?
Senior Cost Accountant in Canton:
Pros: I love being a cost accountant. Where else do you get paid to find everyone's mistakes.
Cons: Pay structure, communication, no room to advance.
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Experience Affects Senior Cost Accountant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%
Late-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$70,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 26 votes.
Gender
Female
51%
female alumni
 
Male
49%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
17%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 93%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 2%
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