The average pay for a Cost Accountant is C$55,413 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$40,932 - C$72,581
C$41K
C$55K
C$73K
MEDIAN: C$55,413
10%
50%
90%
C$20.94 - C$29.49
C$24
MEDIAN: C$23.97
50%
C$0C$72K
Salary C$40,932 - C$72,581
Bonus C$0.00 - C$6,500
Profit Sharing C$2,000
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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C$41,814 - C$72,228
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 86
Hourly Data C$0C$29
Hourly Rate C$23.97
Overtime C$18.00
Annual Data C$0C$72K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$6,500
Profit Sharing C$2,000
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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C$41,814 - C$72,228
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

Common Career Paths for Cost Accountant


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Popular Skills for Cost Accountant

Pay by Experience Level for Cost Accountant

Pay by Experience for a Cost Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Cost Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$50,000 based on 65 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cost Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$58,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Cost Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$60,000 based on 23 salaries. A Cost Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$58,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$55,691

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Key Stats for Cost Accountant

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Cost Accountant Salaries

▲8%

▲4%

▲4%

National Average
C$56,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Cost Accountant Salaries



National Average
C$56,000

Microsoft Office
▼1%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 5%