Senior Cost Accountant Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Senior Cost Accountant is $67,612 per year.
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$51,544 - $85,713
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$51,544 - $85,713  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,148  
Profit Sharing
$1,318 - $9,863  
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$52,134 - $89,560  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 157
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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 3%
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Senior Cost Accountant Salaries

National Average
$70,000
Financial Analysis
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 10%
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Gender
Female
51%
female alumni
 
Male
49%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
18%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 91%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 4%
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