How much does a Cost Accounting Manager make? The median annual Cost Accounting Manager salary is $116,258, as of June 28, 2017, with a range usually between $102,922-$130,399, 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 Accounting Manager in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Cost Accounting Manager in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Cost Accounting Manager in the United States is $116,258, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Cost Accounting Manager in the United States are expected to make less than $116,258.
Source: HR Reported data as of June 28, 2017
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Cost Accounting Manager that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Cost Accounting Manager are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of July 2017
Ensures that costs for the company's products and services are allocated according to corporate procedures and in compliance financial accounting standards. Oversees the cost control systems, manages and interprets cost audits, and prepares cost accounting reports for presentation to top management. Gathers historical cost data (materials, labor, depreciation, operating expenses, etc.), to compare budgets with actual expenses. Manages the cost accounting staff to complete projects. Requires a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to a Director. Manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met, adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. Typically requires 5 years experience in a related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required. View full job description