Senior Cost Accountant Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Senior Cost Accountant is $68,012 per year.
Senior Cost Accountant Salary (?
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$51,394 - $87,039
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$51,394 - $87,039  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,947  
Profit Sharing
$1,030 - $9,696  
Total Pay (?
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$51,770 - $90,376  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 176
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Cost Accountant

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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 6%
National Average
$70,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Senior Cost Accountant Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 2%
National Average
$70,000
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
52%
female alumni
 
Male
48%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 91%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 5%
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