How much does a Cost Manager make? The average Cost Manager salary is $86,435 as of November 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $77,789 and $98,047. 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 In this role you will support the National Security business area as cost account manager (CAM) in the Electrical Engineering Directorate. Responsibilities: * Support initial program ...
Northrop Grumman - 2 days ago
C2 Essentials Inc. - Fort Belvoir , VA
We are seeking a Cost Analyst SR Specialist, to support our Army government customer at Ft. Belvoir ... Integrates information from various automated financial management systems (General Fund Enterprise ...
Monster - 27 days ago
The MITRE Corporation - Chantilly , VA
The Cost and Business Analytics Department within MITREs Center for Acquisition and Management Sciences (CAMS) Innovation Center that solves our FFRDCs and Sponsors problems by leveraging our ...
Lensa - 15 days ago
Patricio Enterprises - Fort Belvoir , VA
Patricio Enterprises (PE) is seeking a Cost Analyst to support the Project Manager Sensors - Aerial Intelligence (PM SAI), Product Manager (PdM) Aerial Enhanced Radar, Optics, and Sensors (AEROS - 35 days ago
... cost effective, high quality services to all stakeholders. To really stand out and make us fit for ... As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business ...
Neuvoo - 16 days ago
SAIC Corporation - McLean , VA
Directly contributes to project definition, development and/or enhancement efforts including cost management/avoidance, schedule estimation and tracking, contract performance management, risk ...
Joblift GmbH (USD CPC) - 20 days ago

Cost Manager Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Cost Manager between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of November 25, 2020. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Cost Manager in each city.
Click to see the salary for Cost Manager in these major U.S. cities.
City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $108,044
Washington, DC $96,219
Miami, FL $84,145
Chicago, IL $91,698
Boston, MA $97,386
New York, NY $103,981
Dallas, TX $85,873
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What is the average salary for Cost Manager in 2020?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Cost Manager in the United States. The base salary for Cost Manager ranges from $77,789 to $98,047 with the average base salary of $86,435. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $77,996 to $100,223 with the average total cash compensation of $87,011.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $86,435 $77,789 - $98,047
Bonus $576 $207 - $2,176
Total Pay $87,011 $77,996 - $100,223
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What's the difference between Estimator - Cost and Cost Manager?
According to our latest salary estimation on November 25, 2020. The average salary of Cost Manager is $86,435, and the average salary of Estimator - Cost is $81,541. The average salary of Estimator - Cost is lower than Cost Manager. ( 2020-11-25 )
I am a Cost Manager, which location’s salary is higher, Springfield, MO or Fremont, NE?
Springfield, MO typically sees higher pay than Fremont, NE for Cost Manager. a Cost Manager Salary in Springfield, MO is $81,664 as of November 25, 2020; a Cost Manager Salary in Fremont, NE is $80,501 as of November 25, 2020. ( 2020-11-25 )
Why does the salary of a Cost Manager vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2020-11-25 )
What are the Pay Factors for Cost Manager?
Salary ranges for a Cost Manager can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2020-11-25 )
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Salaries are ultimately dictated by the position being applied to, and hiring company, but there are several important pay factors that come into play based on your individual history that could impact your value to the company.'s Personal Salary Report will analyze these factors for you to help you maximize your earning potential. ( 2020-11-25 )

Last Update: November 25, 2020