Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in New York Salary

The average Certified Public Accountant in New York can expect to rake in roughly $74K annually. Total incomes of Certified Public Accountants in New York incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $26K from bonuses and close to $15K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $49K and $173K. The majority of New York Certified Public Accountants (65 percent) who took the survey are men. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — around one in five lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and a little more than half receive dental plans. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$47,197 - $149,700
(Median)
$47K
$74K
$150K
MEDIAN: $74,126
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$15.46 - $96.96
(Median)
$15
$44
$97
MEDIAN: $44.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$47,197 - $149,700  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,631  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $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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$48,984 - $172,783  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 243
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$15.46 - $96.96  
   
Hourly Tips
$20.00  
Overtime
$20.13 - $163.89  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,631  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $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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$48,984 - $172,783  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

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. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $66K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $88K on average. After one to two decades on the job, professionals can reap plentiful salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $112K. New York Certified Public Accountants 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 $155K.

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Experience Affects Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries




National Average
$80,000


Skills That Affect Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Compliance (Financial)
up arrow 27%

Evaluation and Management Auditing
up arrow 10%

Data Analysis
up arrow 8%


Auditing
up arrow 2%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 2%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 1%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 1%

National Average
$80,000

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 1%

Tax Compliance
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 8%

Quickbooks
up arrow 9%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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