Cost Administrator Salary in the United States

How much does a Cost Administrator make in the United States? The average Cost Administrator salary in the United States is $63,694 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $50,948 and $66,771. 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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$50,948 to $66,771
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Sierra Nevada Corporation - Englewood , CO
We are seeking a Contracts Administrator with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or ... Monitors, in conjunction with the Program Manager, performance against the original cost allocation ...
Sierra Nevada - 7 days ago
Pacific Medical, Inc. - Sacramento , CA
Job Purpose The Office Administrator is responsible for performing administration tasks and ensures ... Achieve positive results in safety, quality, productivity, cost, and employee relations
ZipRecruiter - 2 days ago
Partners Personnel - Santa Ana , CA
Procure materials and outside processes at the highest quality, lowest possible cost, with consistent on-time delivery to meet schedules. * Expedites orders and requests as needed. * Maintains ...
ZipRecruiter - 2 days ago
Griffin Dewatering -
We diligently cultivate relationships with clients to help determine their dewatering, groundwater control and pumping related needs, tailor an engineered, cost-effective, first-class solution to ...
LinkedIn - 9 days ago
Clark Bros., Inc. -
Inc. has an immediate opening in the Sacramento area for a skillful Project Admin to assist our ... Job Cost Analysis * Change Management * Contract Administration * Safety Monitoring * Daily ...
LinkedIn - 3 days ago
Surface Systems, Inc -
Reading construction drawings, performing take-offs, estimating projects and submitting cost proposals to contractors. * Completing submittals and shop drawings for contractor review and approval
LinkedIn - 7 days ago
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