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Cost Accountant Salary
in Pennsylvania, United States

$83,335 (USD)

Average Salary

$40/hr

Average Hourly

$3,233

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 07, 2019

The average pay for a Cost Accountant is $83,335 a year and $40 an hour in Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Cost Accountant is between $59,260 and $103,090. 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 Pennsylvania, United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • 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 Pennsylvania, United States

Job family: Accountants and Auditors

Job family population: 1,259,930

Estimated population of Cost Accountant jobs: 38,755

Rate of error: 0.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$96,608
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About Pennsylvania, United States

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Description: Pennsylvania ( (listen) PEN-səl-VAY-nee-ə), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the Northeastern, Great Lakes, and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. The Appalachian Mountains run through its middle. The Commonwealth is bordered by Delaware to the southeast, Maryland to the south, West Virginia to the southwest, Ohio to the west, Lake Erie and the Canadian province of Ontario to the northwest, New York to the north, and New Jersey to the east. Pennsylvania is the 33rd-largest state by area, and the 5th-most populous state according to the most recent official U.S. Census count...

Cost Accountant Job Listings for Pennsylvania, United States

Senior Accountant: Cost Accounting
Nov 27
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Parker + Lynch
Senior Accountant: Cost Accounting Parker + Lynch is currently partnering with a Manufacturer of medical devices organization on a search for a Sr. Cost Accountant. In this role, the Cost Accountant ...
Cost Accountant
Nov 15
Doylestown, PA, USA
Accounting Principals
Cost Accountant Accounting Principals is actively seeking a Cost Account for a client based in Doylestown, PA. The ideal candidate has at least two years of cost accounting experience. This person ...
Cost Accountant
Nov 15
Lancaster, PA, USA
A+ Consulting
The Cost Accountant will support the preparation of variance analysis reports related to material usage, purchase price variance, inventory, overhead spending, direct labor, scrap and salvage to ...
Cost Accountant
Nov 6
Pine Grove, United States
Solar innovations
Cost Accountant Job Code: 2019-70000-010 Exempt-Non Exempt: FT/PT Status: Full Time Schedule: Job Responsibilities: * Planning, Studying, and collecting data to determine costs of business activity ...
Cost Accountant
Nov 9
us
Langeloth Metallurgical Company/Centerra Gold Inc.
3-10 years of experience in accounting coupled with a 4-year degree in accounting full array of cost accounting such as analyzing actual manufacturing costs comparing standard costs to actual ...

The average pay for a Cost Accountant is $83,335 a year and $40 an hour in Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Cost Accountant is between $59,260 and $103,090. 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 Pennsylvania, United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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