The average salary for an Accountant in New York, New York is $56,142 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Tax Compliance is associated with high pay for this job.

$36,561 - $80,535
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$37K
$56K
$81K
MEDIAN: $56,141
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$12.39 - $39.07
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$20
$39
MEDIAN: $20
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$36,561 - $80,535  
   
Bonus
$490.16 - $12,108  
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $36,766  
Total Pay (?
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$34,980 - $82,827  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 365
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.39 - $39.07  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.67  
Overtime
$11.56 - $49.83  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$490.16 - $12,108  
   
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $36,766  
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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$34,980 - $82,827  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries




National Average
$56,000


Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Tax Compliance
up arrow 19%




Data Analysis
up arrow 6%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$56,000

Tax Preparation
up arrow 1%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%




Microsoft Word
up arrow 8%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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