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Cost Accountant salary in the United States

Average salary
$56,000/yr
Average per year
$56,000
Average per year
$56,000
$27,000
Based on 478 income tax records
$116,500
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Average per year
$56,000
Average per year
$56,000
$27,000
Based on 478 income tax records
$116,500
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Salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range

Salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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New York Metro Area, NY
11 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$57K – $70K
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Houston Metro Area, TX
17 income tax records
$65,500/yr
$49K – $91K
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Chicago Metro Area, IL
13 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$52K – $73K
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Dallas Metro Area, TX
14 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$44K – $71K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
15 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$39K – $70K

Cost Accountant demographics

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61% are single
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39% are married
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37% have kids
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44% own a home

Cost Accountant salaries by age

$0
$16,375
$32,750
$49,125
$65,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Cost Accountants

478 full-time salaries from 2019

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