Cost Accountant with Cost Accounting Skills Salary

The average pay for a Cost Accountant with Cost Accounting skills is $55,198 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$41,806 - $77,250
$42K
$56K
$77K
MEDIAN: $56,069
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90%

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$15.00 - $25.85
$15
$20
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MEDIAN: $19.78
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$0$77K
Salary $41,806 - $77,250
Bonus $257.60 - $6,766
Profit Sharing $145.44 - $8,243
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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$40,075 - $77,472
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 523
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $15.00 - $25.85
Overtime $22.48 - $38.81
Annual Data $0$77K
Bonus $257.60 - $6,766
Profit Sharing $145.44 - $8,243
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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$40,075 - $77,472
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 93

Cost Accountant Job Listings

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 $50,000 based on 382 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 $60,000 based on 164 salaries. An experienced Cost Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 131 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 $64,000 based on 63 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $55,698

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Key Stats for Cost Accountant

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 130 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Cost Accountant Salaries

Experienced
▲16%

Late-Career
▲16%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$56,000

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 130 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 12%