An Accountant with Bookkeeping skills in New York, New York earns an average salary of $52,160 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$36,174 - $81,329
(Median)
$36K
$52K
$81K
MEDIAN: $52,160
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50%
90%

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$10.17 - $39.31
(Median)
$10
$18
$39
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$36,174 - $81,329  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,795  
Profit Sharing
$15,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,034 - $85,939  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 74
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.17 - $39.31  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.67  
Overtime
$32.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,795  
   
Profit Sharing
$15,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,034 - $85,939  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
medical benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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