Average Late-Career Cost Accountant Salary

$65,160
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$3,091
Bonus
$3,904
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The average salary for a Late-Career Cost Accountant is $65,160.
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$49k
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$65k
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$86k
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$48k - $92k
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What Do Cost Accountants Do?

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What Are Popular Skills for Cost Accountants?

Skills in Cost Accounting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Financial Analysis, Data Analysis, Month-End Close and Microsoft Excel.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Cost Accountants?

An entry-level Cost Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,379 based on 95 salaries. An early career Cost Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,271 based on 760 salaries. A mid-career Cost Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,840 based on 340 salaries. An experienced Cost Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,703 based on 236 salaries.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,431 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.6%
Early Career
53.1%
Mid Career
23.8%
Experienced
16.5%

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