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Average Cost Accounting Manager Salary

$87,621
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$7,806
Bonus
$2,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Cost Accounting Manager is $87,621.
10%
$63k
MEDIAN
$88k
90%
$115k
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$63k - $115k
Bonus
$1k - $15k
Profit Sharing
$498 - $5k
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$65k - $125k
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What Do Cost Accounting Managers Do?

Cost Accounting Manager Tasks
  • Analyze the costs of materials, processes, and labor to determine methods of reducing production costs.
  • Develop and implement a company's cost control procedures and policies.
  • Prepare product cost statements, investigating products to establish manufacturing costs.
  • Contribute to creating budgets and ensure production costs remain within budget.

Job Satisfaction for Cost Accounting Manager

3.9 out of 5
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What Are Popular Skills for Cost Accounting Managers?

Skills in Cost Accounting, Financial Analysis and Financial Reporting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Cost Accounting Managers?

An early career Cost Accounting Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $75,642 based on 32 salaries. A mid-career Cost Accounting Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,569 based on 70 salaries. An experienced Cost Accounting Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,201 based on 105 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $89,867.
Employees with Cost Accounting Manager in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 9.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (3.6% more) and Dallas, Texas (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cincinnati, Ohio (22.9% less), New York, New York (10.6% less) and Fort Worth, Texas (4.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 277 survey responses.
Early Career
11.6%
Mid Career
25.3%
Experienced
37.9%
Late Career
25.3%

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