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Director Cost Accounting Salary
in San Diego, California

$154,693 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Director Cost Accounting is $154,693 a year and $74 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a Director Cost Accounting is between $106,698 and $192,781. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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Job Summary

  • Directs, plans, and provides necessary supervision to cost accounting activities.
  • Implements cost control procedures and provides staff supervision over cost systems and methods.
  • Supervises the compilation of periodic statements of product cost and prepares appropriate operating reports.
Director Cost Accounting Job Prevalence in San Diego, California, United States

Job family: Financial Managers

Job family population: 569,380

Estimated population of Director Cost Accounting jobs: 5,779

Rate of error: 0.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: San Diego (, Spanish: [san ˈdjeɣo]; Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,419,516 as of July 1, 2017, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the U.S. and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population...

Director Cost Accounting Job Listings for San Diego, California

Director, Operations FP&A
Apr 5
San Diego, CA, USA
This role will drive a strategic business partner alliance with Operations & the Director of Cost Accounting and be integral to the continued growth and success of the organization by providing ...
Director / Sr. Manager, Finance Operations
Jun 4
Temecula, CA, USA
Horizon Solar Power
This role combines the financial oversight duties of an accounting professional with the team ... sources at once. • Prepare cost-benefit analyses for projects across departments while ...
Financial Analyst
May 20
San Diego, CA, USA
Ledgent Finance & Accounting
Ledgent Finance & Accounting is partnering with a financial services company based out of San Diego ... Provide support and assist in the preparation of presentations for Board of Directors, Senior ...
Project Accountant - 21591
Jun 24
Carlsbad, CA, USA
Mattson Resources
The ideal candidate will assist with accounting functions that support the development team ... as directed by management. PRIMARY FUNCTIONS AND ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Preparation and ...
Senior Accountant
Jun 14
Carlsbad, CA, USA
Looking for a Senior Accountant from construction industry - Direct Hire opportunity We are looking ... Responsibilities: • Prepare and examine accounting records • Prepare project cost and ...
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