How much does a Cost Accountant III make in Houston, TX? The average Cost Accountant III salary in Houston, TX is $90,485 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $82,283 and $99,121. 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 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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CPI Aerostructures, Inc. engages in the contract production of structural aircraft parts for fixed wing aircraft and helicopters in the commercial and defense markets. The company also offers aero systems, such as reconnaissance pod structures and fuel panel systems; and supplies parts for maintenance, repair, and over... More
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About Houston, Texas    Houston is located 165 miles (266 km) east of Austin, 88 miles (142 km) west of the Louisiana border, and 250 miles (400 km) south of Dallas. The city....More

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