How much does a Cost Analyst III make in the United States? The average Cost Analyst III salary in the United States is $92,409 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $81,084 and $106,598. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Cost Analyst III

Cost Analyst III provides cost analysis results to assist management in decision making or other financial initiatives. Generates reports by analyzing the costs and resources, and helps determine actionable projects based on the reports. Being a Cost Analyst III is responsible for identifying existing trends and monitoring changes over time. May guide the work of lower-level staff. Additionally, Cost Analyst III requires a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to a Manager. The Cost Analyst III contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. To be a Cost Analyst III typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 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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