Cost Accountant salary in the United States

Average salary
$63,000/yr
Based on 509 income tax records
$30,500
$124,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$56K
 
$61K
 
$73K
 
$73K
 
$69K
$30,500
$124,500
How much do Cost Accountants make?
The average total salary for a Cost Accountant is $63,000 per year. This is based on data from 509 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Cost Accountant and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Cost Accountant salary can vary between $30,500 to $124,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Cost Accountant salary by company

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Cost Accountant demographics in United States

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55% are single
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45% are married
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37% have kids
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55% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Cost Accountants in United States

509 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a cost accountant in the United States is $63,000 per year. Cost accountant salaries in the United States can vary between $30,500 to $124,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 509 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as cost accountant.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for cost accountants in the United States: Philadelphia Metro Area, PA ($86,000 a year), Houston Metro Area, TX ($77,000 a year), and New York Metro Area, NY ($73,500 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.