Cost Accountant I Salaries in Buffalo, NY

Alternate Job Titles: Cost Accountant I, Entry Level Cost Accountant

What is the average Cost Accountant I salary for Buffalo, NY?

The salary for someone with the job title Cost Accountant I in Buffalo, NY varies depending on a number of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at employers of all sizes and industries on Cost Accountant I salaries to construct a range which describes the distribution of salaries for people with the job title Cost Accountant I in Buffalo, NY.

Categories:  Accounting, Entry Level, Financial Services

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

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Cost Accountant I in Buffalo, NY that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Cost Accountant I in Buffalo are expected to make less than the median.

Source: HR Reported data as of July 2015

Median $49,842
  • 10%$40,108
  • 25%$44,747
  • 75%$55,299
  • 90%$60,268

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Job Description for Cost Accountant I

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 and 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. View full job description

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