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Cost Accountant Salary
in Washington, United States

$85,874 (USD)

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Last updated: February 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cost Accountant is $85,874 a year and $41 an hour in Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Cost Accountant is between $61,065 and $106,232. 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 Washington, United States.

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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 Washington, 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 %



Cost Accountant Job Listings for Washington, United States

Construction Accountant
Feb 1
Seattle, WA, USA
Cascade Built
The Accountant will manage all project cost accounting activities which may include work in progress, revenue recognition, budgeting and producing both operational and financial reports for analysis ...
Senior Accountant
Feb 8
Tacoma, WA, USA
Community Health Care
Senior Accountant REPORTS TO: Accounting Manager FLSA STATUS: Exempt UNION STATUS: Non-Union JOB ... cost reports, 990 tax returns and APM reporting. 5. Interacts with external auditors to help ...
Project Accountant
Feb 5
Federal Way, WA, USA
Beacon Hill Staffing Group
This Project Accountant will handle the day to day project and cost accounting for ventures across the Puget Sound. Our client is seeking Project Accountants of all levels to join their team. They ...
Staff Accountant
Feb 7
Miles Sand & Gravel Company
Cost accounting * GL account reconciliations * Internal and external financial reporting * Depreciation and depletion * Financial analysis * Able to help with developing and documenting procedures ...
Senior Accountant - Electrical Contractor
Feb 1
Bothell, WA, USA
NW Recruiting Partners
Knowledge of percent complete accounting in a cost-driven industry www.nwrecruitingpartners.com Company Description We started recruiting in 1998. NW Recruiting Partners is a leading provider of ...
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