Cost Engineer with Cost Accounting Skills Salary

A Cost Engineer with Cost Accounting skills earns an average salary of $78,184 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$59,180 - $118,054
$59K
$80K
$120K
MEDIAN: $80,494
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$18.50 - $57.00
$18
$44
$57
MEDIAN: $43.83
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$0$124K
Salary $59,180 - $118,054
Bonus $0.00 - $16,770
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$53,528 - $124,967
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 64
Hourly Data $0$71
Hourly Rate $18.50 - $57.00
Overtime $60.47
Annual Data $0$124K
Bonus $0.00 - $16,770
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$53,528 - $124,967
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

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Pay by Experience Level for Cost Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Cost Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Cost Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 37 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cost Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Cost Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 23 salaries. A Cost Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Cost Engineer

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Cost Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲18%

Late-Career
▲15%

National Average
$84,000

Entry-Level
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 11%
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