How much does a Cost Accountant III make in the United States? The average Cost Accountant III salary in the United States is $91,893 as of November 23, 2022, but the range typically falls between $83,228 and $101,256. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Cost Accountant III

Cost Accountant III determines and implements cost accounting procedures and methods. Responsible for the preparation and analysis of cost reports and costing audits. Being a Cost Accountant III examines and reviews unusual cost records and ensures cost data is allocated correctly. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Cost Accountant III typically reports to a manager. The Cost Accountant III work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. To be a Cost Accountant III typically requires 4-7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Dorian LPG Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the transportation of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) through its LPG tankers worldwide. It owns and operates very large gas carriers (VLGCs). As of June 26, 2018, its fleet consisted of 22 VLGCs with carrying capacity of approximately 1.8 million cubic meters. ... More
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