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Cost Accountant Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$98,847 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cost Accountant is $98,847 a year and $48 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Cost Accountant is between $70,291 and $122,280. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Cost Accountant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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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.
Cost Accountant Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Accountants and Auditors

Job family population: 1,241,000

Estimated population of Cost Accountant jobs: 38,173

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Cost Accountant Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Cost Accountant
Jun 20
National Recruiting Group
Essential FunctionsPerform month end close activities related to cost accounting.Prepare actual vs. plan (budget) analysis. Prepare various financial analysis related to manufacturing costs ...
Staff Cost Accountant
Jun 18
Melville, NY, USA
The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.
Finance & Accounting Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-Melville Job Type: Standard Schedule: Full-time Shift: 1st (Day) Shift Job Number: 1911772 Description The primary purpose of the Staff Cost ...
Cost Accountant (Consumer Products)
Jun 5
Brentwood, NY, USA
Summit Careers
The ideal candidate will understand manufacturing methods, company processes and customer requirements to prepare accurate cost estimates and quotations. Job Description: * Use estimating tools to ...
Cost Accountant
May 6
Syosset, NY, USA
National Recruiting Group
Cost Accountant Salary: $75,000 - $85,000 A great Long Island Company is looking for an experienced cost accountant. In this position you will be responsible for product costing / analysis and ...
Senior Accountant for Construction
Jun 17
New York, NY, USA
Creative Financial Staffing (CFS)
Construction accounting or cost accounting experience a plus * Strong Excel skills preferred * QuickBooks experience a plus Benefits of working for the company include: * Health insurance * 401k
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