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Accountant Cost Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$88,079 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Accountant Cost is $88,079 a year and $42 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Accountant Cost is between $62,634 and $108,960. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Accountant Cost. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Provides detailed cost information not supplied by general accounting systems, applying principles of cost accounting.
  • Plans study and gathers data to determine costs of business activity, such as raw material purchases, inventory, and labor.
  • Analyzes data obtained and documents results.
  • Excludes paraprofessional cost accounting positions.
Accountant Cost Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Accountants and Auditors

Job family population: 1,241,000

Estimated population of Accountant Cost jobs: 38,173

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Accountant Cost Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Cost Accountant
May 10
Chicago, IL, USA
Creative Financial Staffing (CFS)
CFS is currently working on an immediate need for a Cost Accountant. Our client is a large, family owned manufacturing company. In this role, you will be responsible for preparing analysis and ...
Cost Accountant
Apr 30
Chicago, IL, USA
Flex - O - Glass Inc.
A leader in Plastic Manufacturing is looking for an experienced Cost Accountant for its Corporate Office in Chicago, IL. This position reports directly to the Corporate Controller. This position will ...
Cost Accountant
Apr 12
Chicago, IL, USA
Critical Fit Recruiting
Cost Accountant - Chicagoland Area DESCRIPTION: The Cost Accountant is responsible for the ongoing analysis of process constraints, target costing projects, margin analysis, and tracing costs back to ...
Cost Accountant
May 17
Homewood, IL, USA
Mi-Jack Products
The Cost Accountant will be responsible for analyzing revenue and cost of sales. Essential Functions: * Inventory valuation. * Work order review. * Month end closing. * Maintain labor reports.
Cost Accountant
May 10
Forest Park, IL, USA
Miller Cooper & Co., Ltd.
Our client is looking for a Cost Accountant that seeks stability, personal growth opportunity, and the drive to be challenged in an intriguing and robust industry. Not only will you be involved in ...
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