Average Senior Cost Accountant Salary

$79,917
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$65k
MEDIAN
$80k
90%
$103k

The average salary for a Senior Cost Accountant is $79,917

Base Salary
$65k - $103k
Bonus
$990 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$6 - $14k
Total Pay
$66k - $106k
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What Do Senior Cost Accountants Do?

Senior Cost Accountant Tasks
  • Oversee the preparation and analysis of cost reports and monthly closing documents.
  • Assist in developing cost accounting procedures.
  • Review, analyze, track, inventory and reconcile stock variances; provide management with monthly inventory reports.
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How do Senior Cost Accountants Rate Their Jobs?

3.9 out of 5
(42)
Highly Satisfied
8Reviews
Based on 42 responses, the job of Senior Cost Accountant has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.92 out of 5. On average, Senior Cost Accountants are highly satisfied with their job.

FAQs About Senior Cost Accountants

What is the highest pay for Senior Cost Accountants?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Senior Cost Accountant is $103k / year

What is the lowest pay for Senior Cost Accountants?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Senior Cost Accountant is $65k / year

How can Senior Cost Accountants increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Senior Cost Accountant is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Senior Cost Accountant that oversees more junior Senior Cost Accountants, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.