Average Cost Accountant Salary in South Africa

R360,501
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R29,519
Bonus
R1,017
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Cost Accountant in South Africa is R360,501.
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R180k
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R361k
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R563k
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MEDIAN R360,501
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Salary
R180k - R563k
Bonus
R10k - R58k
Profit Sharing
R0 - R59k
Total Pay
R183k - R605k

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Job Description for Cost Accountant

Popular Employer Salaries for Cost Accountant

R405k
R310k

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Cost Accountant

Skills in Cost Accounting and Windows Operating System General Use are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Cost Accountant

An entry-level Cost Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R183,879 based on 21 salaries. An early career Cost Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R320,699 based on 117 salaries. A mid-career Cost Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R417,681 based on 70 salaries. An experienced Cost Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R466,191 based on 49 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R390,000.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 269 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.8%
Early Career
43.5%
Mid Career
26.0%
Experienced
18.2%
Late Career
4.5%

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