How much does a Cost Accountant IV make in the United States? The average Cost Accountant IV salary in the United States is $106,982 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $96,697 and $120,797. 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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25% $96,697 10% $87,334 90% $133,375 75% $120,797 $106,982 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Cost Accountant IV

Cost Accountant IV determines and implements cost accounting procedures and methods. Responsible for the preparation and analysis of cost reports and costing audits. Being a Cost Accountant IV examines and reviews unusual cost records and ensures cost data is allocated correctly. Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Additionally, Cost Accountant IV typically reports to a manager. The Cost Accountant IV work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. A specialist on complex technical and business matters. To be a Cost Accountant IV typically requires 7+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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LTC is a real estate investment trust (REIT) investing in seniors housing and health care properties primarily through sale-leasebacks, mortgage financing, joint-ventures and structured finance solutions including preferred equity and mezzanine lending. LTC holds more than 200 investments in 28 states with 29 operating... More
Fiscal Year Ended in 2019
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City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.6%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.1%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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Skills associated with Cost Accountant IV: Cost Estimation, GAAP Standards, Cost Control, Project Costing ...More

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