Cost Accountant (United States) Salary

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Average gross salary for Cost Accountant GROSS SALARY
US$ 69,244
Average net salary for Cost Accountant NET SALARY
US$ 48,875
The most typical salary for Cost Accountant MOST TYPICAL GROSS
US$ 63,060
  Updated: 24 May 2016   Diff. gross vs. net: 29%
  Salary entries: 18

Cost Accountant Earnings

Average salary for Cost Accountant in United States is US$ 69,244 (Gross). All data are based on our survey (18 individual salary entries). Average take home earning is US$ 48,875 (Net). The most typical salary is US$ 63,060 (Gross).

Earning percentages

Percentage of people Earn this or more
11 % US$ 113,000
17 % US$ 98,999
28 % US$ 84,000
72 % US$ 63,060
94 % US$ 47,000
100 % US$ 27,000

Earning by cities

City Avg. gross salary Profiles
Arlington US$ 104,499 02
Washington DC US$ 91,500 02
St. Louis US$ 76,700 02
Charlotte US$ 49,000 02
Phoenix US$ 49,000 02

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Salary profiles from individual employees for Cost Accountant in United States

Below is the list of 18 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.


(18/18) COST ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 24 May 2016

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "I work as a cost accountant for a manufacturing company."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 53,000

(17/18) COST ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 01 Aug 2015

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 64,300

(16/18) COST ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 12 May 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 72,700

(15/18) COST ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 11 Dec 2014

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Finance clerk duties, balancing and auditing accounts for monthly spend and to prepare montly and annual audit."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 45,000

(14/18) COST ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 20 Oct 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 73,400

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(13/18) COST ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 31 Jul 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 67,000

(12/18) COST ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 16 Apr 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 116,000

(11/18) COST ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 04 Apr 2014

      

High School education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 110,000

(10/18) COST ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 05 Dec 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 48,000

(9/18) COST ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 17 Sep 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000

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(8/18) COST ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 12 Jun 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 98,999

(7/18) COST ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 30 Jan 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 60,000

(6/18) COST ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 23 Oct 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 71,000

(5/18) COST ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 21 May 2012

      

Masters Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 63,000

(4/18) COST ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 01 Dec 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 61,000

(3/18) COST ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 28 Nov 2011

      

Some College education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 88,000

(2/18) COST ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 06 Oct 2011

      

High School education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 27,000

(1/18) COST ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 25 May 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 48,000

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   COST ACCOUNTANT   UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles (frequency)
115K US$ 113,000
02
95K US$ 98,999
01
85K US$ 84,000
02
75K US$ 72,366
03
65K US$ 63,060
05
55K US$ 53,000
01
45K US$ 47,000
03
25K US$ 27,000
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   COST ACCOUNTANT   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Male US$ 81,444 09
Female US$ 57,880 05
N/A US$ 56,000 04

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   COST ACCOUNTANT   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Masters Degree US$ 66,900 03
Bachelors Degree US$ 68,391 12
Some College US$ 88,000 01
High School US$ 68,500 02

Cost Accountant workers holding Some College degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in United States. With an earned Some College, they grosses US$ 88,000. While Cost Accountant workers with Masters Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of US$ 66,900. This is 31.54% lower of what Some College degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   COST ACCOUNTANT   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
20+ Years US$ 87,366 03
16-20 Years US$ 68,000 02
8-12 Years US$ 79,249 04
4-8 Years US$ 66,325 04
2-4 Years US$ 69,000 02
1-2 Years US$ 40,000 02
0-1 Year US$ 48,000 01

Cost Accountant workers in United States with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 20+ Years of experience earn a gross average of US$ 87,366 compared to US$ 40,000 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 20+ Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 118.42%.


  SALARY BY AGE   COST ACCOUNTANT   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
51-56 US$ 85,366 03
45-50 US$ 87,666 03
39-44 US$ 57,433 03
27-32 US$ 70,333 03
22-26 US$ 60,000 02
N/A US$ 56,000 04
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   COST ACCOUNTANT   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Permanent US$ 69,244 18
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  SALARY BY CITY   COST ACCOUNTANT   UNITED STATES

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# Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Arlington Cost Accountant US$ 104,499 02
2. Washington DC Cost Accountant US$ 91,500 02
3. St. Louis Cost Accountant US$ 76,700 02
4. Charlotte Cost Accountant US$ 49,000 02
5. Phoenix Cost Accountant US$ 49,000 02

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    COST ACCOUNTANT

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. United States United States US$ 69,244 US$ 69,244 18
2. China China Cost Accountant US$ 62,851 CNY 398,400 05
3. India India Cost Accountant US$ 13,931 INR 824,857 07

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