Cost Accountant III Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: Cost Accountant III, Senior Cost Accountant

What is the average annual salary for Cost Accountant III?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Cost Accountant III may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. 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 III in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Cost Accountant III in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Cost Accountant III in the United States is $75,346 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Cost Accountant III in the United States are expected to make less than $75,346.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $75,346
  • 10%$62,041
  • 25%$68,382
  • 75%$82,285
  • 90%$88,602

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Job Description for Cost Accountant III

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. Requires a bachelor's degree and 4-6 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complicated tasks. May lead and direct the work of others. May report to an executive or a manager. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. View Cost Accountant III job description

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Categories:  Accounting, Financial Services

Industries:  Aerospace & Defense, Biotechnology, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Healthcare, Hospitality & Leisure, Insurance, Internet, Media, MFG Durable, MFG Nondurable, Pharmaceuticals, Retail & Wholesale, Software & Networking, Telecom, Transportation

Similar Job Titles:  Cost Accountant I, Cost Accountant II, Cost Analyst III, Accountant III, Cost Accountant IV, Tax Accountant III, Financial Reporting Accountant III, Cost Accounting Manager, Cost Accounting Supervisor III

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