Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salary in New York

An average Certified Public Accountant in New York, N.Y. can expect to take home roughly $72K annually. In the world of New York Certified Public Accountants, overall income ranges from $47K near the bottom to $153K at the top; this can include more than $26K from bonuses and more than $15K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and just over a half earn dental coverage. Men make up the majority of Certified Public Accountants in New York, N.Y. (65 percent) survey respondents. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$45,573 - $147,291
(Median)
$46K
$72K
$150K
MEDIAN: $71,589
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$14.79 - $76.03
(Median)
$15
$41
$76
MEDIAN: $40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$45,573 - $147,291  
   
Bonus
$4.07 - $25,640  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $14,795  
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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$47,419 - $152,712  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 258
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $76.03  
   
Overtime
$28.50 - $45.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$4.07 - $25,640  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $14,795  
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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$47,419 - $152,712  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 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.


Certified Public Accountants in New York, N.Y. with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. The average inexperienced worker earns $62K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $88K. Six-figure salaries surface after one to two decades on the job — experienced professionals in this group reap a six-figure median of $113K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $171K.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 120%



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 28%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 26%

Evaluation and Management Auditing
up arrow 20%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 14%

Data Analysis
up arrow 12%

Tax Consulting
up arrow 10%

Quickbooks
up arrow 8%


Financial Analysis
up arrow 6%


Auditing
up arrow 4%

National Average
$78,000

Tax Compliance
up arrow 1%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 19%