Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salary in New York

Median pay for New York Certified Public Accountants lies in the neighborhood of $71K per year. Total cash earnings of Certified Public Accountants in New York, N.Y. range from $48K on the low end to $158K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $25K and $13K, respectively. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Certified Public Accountants in New York who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 65 percent. Work is enjoyable for New York Certified Public Accountants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$45,248 - $147,612
(Median)
$45K
$71K
$150K
MEDIAN: $71,454
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$15.21 - $98.63
(Median)
$15
$42
$99
MEDIAN: $42.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$45,248 - $147,612  
   
Bonus
$100.00 - $24,990  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $13,000  
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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$48,090 - $158,369  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 244
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $98.63  
   
Overtime
$19.37 - $162.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$100.00 - $24,990  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $13,000  
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).
)
$48,090 - $158,369  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in New York, New York

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Certified Public Accountants in New York, N.Y., more experience generally translates to higher pay. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $62K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $88K on average. Experienced professionals who have spent one to two decades on the job can score lucrative paychecks that average out to $109K. Certified Public Accountants in New York who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $166K.

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Experience Affects Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in New York, New York Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 114%



National Average
$78,000


Skills That Affect Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in New York, New York Salaries

Software Knowledge
up arrow 34%

Compliance (Financial)
up arrow 31%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 26%

Evaluation and Management Auditing
up arrow 18%

Tax Consulting
up arrow 7%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 5%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 4%

Auditing
up arrow 3%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 3%

National Average
$78,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Tax Compliance
up arrow 4%

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 5%

Quickbooks
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 18%
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