How much does a Cost Accountant make?

Updated 20 Jan 2022
US$63,191 /yr
Average Base Pay

968 salaries

US$47K

Low

US$63K

Average

US$85K

High

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How much does a Cost Accountant make? The national average salary for a Cost Accountant is $63,191 in United States. Filter by location to see Cost Accountant salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 968 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Cost Accountant employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Cost Accountant£34,940 /yr
L3
Cost Accountant Staff£33,514 /yr
L4
Cost Accountant I£37,442 /yr
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£33,143

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£33,143

per year

Senior Cost Accountant

£42,523

per year

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Four Financial Recruitment
4.8

Four Financial Recruitment

Cost Accountant

£32,449

 /yr
Range: £15K - £104K
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£15K

£104K

£15,066 - £104,301 Range

Eden Scott
3.4

Eden Scott

Cost Accountant

£28,973

 /yr
Range: £27K - £46K

£27K

£46K

£26,655 - £46,356 Range

Procter & Gamble
4.2

Procter & Gamble

Cost Accountant
About 

£18K -£25K

£18K

£25K

£18,228 - £25,402 Range

Virgin Money
3.1

Virgin Money

Cost Accountant
About 

£34K -£38K

£34K

£38K

£33,687 - £37,647 Range

Cooper Lomaz
3.3

Cooper Lomaz

Cost Accountant
About 

£34K -£42K

£34K

£42K

£33,512 - £42,231 Range

Astute Technical Recruitment
4.3

Astute Technical Recruitment

Cost Accountant
About 

£33K -£39K

£33K

£39K

£33,136 - £38,869 Range

SCCI Alphatrack
2.8

SCCI Alphatrack

Cost Accountant - Contractor
About 

£20K -£21K

£20K

£21K

£19,873 - £21,360 Range

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Sewell Moorhouse
1.9

Sewell Moorhouse

Cost Accountant
About 

£31K -£42K

£31K

£42K

£31,334 - £42,280 Range

NHS
3.9

NHS

Cost Accountant
About 

£25K -£27K

£25K

£27K

£24,759 - £27,192 Range

UK Ministry of Defence
3.9

UK Ministry of Defence

Cost Accountant
About 

£33K -£36K

£33K

£36K

£33,122 - £35,962 Range

Civil Service United Kingdom
4

Civil Service United Kingdom

Cost Accountant
About 

£32K -£34K

£32K

£34K

£31,558 - £34,152 Range

Interaction Recruitment
3

Interaction Recruitment

Cost Accountant
About 

£33K -£36K

£33K

£36K

£33,302 - £36,419 Range

Schroders
4.1

Schroders

Cost Accountant - Hourly
About 

£35 -£38

 hourly

£35

£38

£35 - £38 Range

Anglian Water
4.3

Anglian Water

Cost Accountant
About 

£43K -£46K

£43K

£46K

£42,664 - £46,279 Range

M&G plc
3.8

M&G plc

Cost Accountant - Contractor
About 

£52K -£57K

£52K

£57K

£52,130 - £56,843 Range

Nestlé
4.1

Nestlé

Cost Accountant
About 

£31K -£34K

£31K

£34K

£31,484 - £34,357 Range

Robert Half
3.9

Robert Half

Cost Accountant
About 

£34K -£36K

£34K

£36K

£33,568 - £36,348 Range

BAT
4

BAT

Cost Accountant
About 

£38K -£42K

£38K

£42K

£38,400 - £42,248 Range

Yorkshire Building Society
4

Yorkshire Building Society

Cost Accountant
About 

£40K -£43K

£40K

£43K

£39,758 - £42,694 Range

University College London Hospitals
3.9

£34K

£37K

£33,842 - £36,587 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Cost Accountant salaries

The national average salary for a Cost Accountant is £34,940 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Cost Accountant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 60 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Cost Accountant employees.

The highest salary for a Cost Accountant in United Kingdom is £56,595 per year.

The lowest salary for a Cost Accountant in United Kingdom is £21,571 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent cost accountant salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

£24,868
per year
A Client Accountant in the Norwich Area area reported making £24,868 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Norwich Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£52,000
per year
A Cost Accountant in the Reading Area area reported making £52,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Reading Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Hospital
£44,000
per year
A Cost Accountant in the Glasgow Area area reported making £44,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Glasgow Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
£36,000
per year
A Client Accountant in the London Area area reported making £36,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
£21,299
per year
A Client Accountant in the Norwich Area area reported making £21,299 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Norwich Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£37,000
per year
A Client Accountant in the Belfast Area area reported making £37,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Belfast Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£33,000
per year
A Cost Accountant in the Birmingham Area area reported making £33,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Birmingham Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
£20,074
per year
A Client Accountant in the Luton Area area reported making £20,074 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Luton Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private