Cost Accounting Clerk Salary

The average pay for a Cost Accounting Clerk is $18.07 per hour.

$37,000 - $44,667
$42K
MEDIAN: $41,584
50%

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$14.71 - $22.50
$15
$18
$22
MEDIAN: $17.77
10%
50%
90%

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$0$53K
Salary $41,584
Bonus $800
Profit Sharing $750
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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$31,108 - $53,878
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $14.71 - $22.50
Overtime $30.00
Annual Data $0$53K
Bonus $800
Profit Sharing $750
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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$31,108 - $53,878
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

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Job Description for Cost Accounting Clerk

A cost accounting clerk’s overall function is to determine whether a business is making a profit or losing money. There are many ways in which cost accounting clerks determine this. First and foremost, they track expenses. Expenses include product materials, manufacturing costs, and payroll. They watch every invoice closely to make sure that they are all accurate. They are responsible for tracking labor hours, and they normally work on payroll to make sure that employees' time is spent fruitfully. Verifying purchase orders manually is also done to ensure accuracy.

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Cost Accounting Clerk Tasks

  • Compare the actual costs to expected costs and investigate the reason for variation in actual costs.
  • Calculate a company's costs, taking into consideration factors such as materials, labor, capital, and transportation.
  • Keep records of company costs and prepare cost reports for management.

Common Career Paths for Cost Accounting Clerk


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Pay by Experience Level for Cost Accounting Clerk

Pay by Experience for a Cost Accounting Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level Cost Accounting Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 15 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cost Accounting Clerk with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Cost Accounting Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 6 salaries. A Cost Accounting Clerk with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 6 salaries.

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Key Stats for Cost Accounting Clerk

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Cost Accounting Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
▲11%

Experienced
▲4%

Entry-Level
▲3%

National Average
$39,000

Mid-Career
▼17%

Skills That Affect Cost Accounting Clerk Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▲8%

National Average
$39,000

Cost Accounting
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 24%
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