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Cost Accountant Salary
in Arlington, Virginia

$94,186 (USD)

Average Salary

$45/hr

Average Hourly

$3,654

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 14, 2019

The average pay for a Cost Accountant is $94,186 a year and $45 an hour in Arlington, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Cost Accountant is between $66,976 and $116,514. 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 Arlington, Virginia.

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 Arlington, Virginia, 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:
$109,188
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Cost Accountant Job Listings for Arlington, Virginia

Sr. Cost Accountant
Nov 19
Chantilly, United States
Job Juncture
Sr. Cost Accountant Chantilly, VA Responsibilities: * Compiles and analyzes financial information to record transactions, prepare reports, review and verify accuracy. * Prepares financial statements ...
Senior Accountant
Dec 13
Arlington, United States
Bognet Construction
Responsible for hands on job cost accounting for multiple projects to include profitability analysis and budgeting, disbursement and revenue control, and financial statement accounting
Accountant: NetSuite
Dec 10
McLean, VA, USA
CTR Corporation
Experienced in cost accounting, cost pools and provisional billing rates. * Incurred cost submissions experience preferred * Must have experience with DCAA Audits * Experienced in government ...
Senior Accountant
Dec 12
Herndon, Virginia, USA
Goldbelt Inc
... cost accounting principles, GAAP, as well as FAR regulations. Experience with Deltek Costpoint required. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (education, experience, skills) Experience operating in multi ...
Senior Accountant
Dec 4
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Cordia Resources
Manage cost accounting for each of the company's six divisions * Close out monthly books and run reports * Manage cash flow * Develop budget forecasts for each of the company's six divisions

The average pay for a Cost Accountant is $94,186 a year and $45 an hour in Arlington, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Cost Accountant is between $66,976 and $116,514. 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 Arlington, Virginia.

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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Responsible for hands on job cost accounting for multiple projects to include profitability analysis and budgeting, disbursement and revenue control, and financial statement accounting
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