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Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salary in New York

The average Certified Public Accountant in New York can expect to rake in roughly $72K per year. Total cash compensation to New York Certified Public Accountants approaches anywhere from $48K on the lower end to $155K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $26K from bonuses and upwards of $15K from profit sharing. The majority of Certified Public Accountants in New York (66 percent) who took the survey are men. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and slightly more than half collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$45,608 - $148,805
(Median)
$46K
$72K
$150K
MEDIAN: $71,540
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$14.79 - $76.03
(Median)
$15
$41
$76
MEDIAN: $40
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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
$45,608 - $148,805  
   
Bonus
$3.86 - $25,738  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,681  
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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$48,018 - $154,936  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 256
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $76.03  
   
Overtime
$29.00 - $50.00  
National Annualized 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.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$3.86 - $25,738  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,681  
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).
)
$48,018 - $154,936  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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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.


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $62K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $87K. Six-figure salaries surface after one to two decades on the job — experienced professionals in this group reap a six-figure median of $115K. Certified Public Accountants in New York who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $174K.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 125%



National Average
$77,000


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

Software Knowledge
up arrow 34%

Compliance (Financial)
up arrow 29%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 26%

Evaluation and Management Auditing
up arrow 18%

Data Analysis
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 10%

Tax Consulting
up arrow 8%


Financial Analysis
up arrow 5%

Auditing
up arrow 4%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 3%

National Average
$77,000

Tax Compliance
up arrow 1%

Quickbooks
up arrow 4%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 20%
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