Alternate Job Titles: Entry Level Cost Accountant, Cost Accountant I
How much does a Cost Accountant I make? The median annual Cost Accountant I salary is $57,859, as of September 27, 2017, with a range usually between $52,266-$63,624, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Cost Accountant I in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Cost Accountant I in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Cost Accountant I in the United States is $57,859, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Cost Accountant I in the United States are expected to make less than $57,859.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 27, 2017
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Cost Accountant I that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Cost Accountant I are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of October 2017
Determines and implements cost accounting procedures and methods. Responsible for the preparation and analysis of cost reports and costing audits. Examines and reviews unusual cost records and ensures cost data is allocated correctly. May require a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. View full job description