Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in New York Salary

The average Certified Public Accountant in New York, N.Y. earns approximately $77K annually. Incomes of Certified Public Accountants in New York vary widely depending on performance components; bonuses and profit sharing that can occasionally exceed $24K cause paychecks to spread between $51K on the low end and $149K on the high end. Close to a fifth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and over a third claim dental coverage as well. Making up 71 percent of those who took the survey, male New York Certified Public Accountants greatly outnumber their female counterparts. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,512 - $133,626
$50K
$77K
$130K
MEDIAN: $76,579
10%
50%
90%

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$38.88 - $45.85
$42
MEDIAN: $41.92
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$0$148K
Salary $49,512 - $133,626
Bonus $999 - $24,450
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $23,672
Commission $4,000
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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$51,278 - $148,789
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 129
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $41.92
Hourly Tips $20.00
Overtime $30.70
Annual Data $0$148K
Bonus $999 - $24,450
Commission $4,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $23,672
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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$51,278 - $148,789
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

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About New York, New York

Kings County, New York
8,550,405
Male:
4,081,698 (47.7%)
Female:
4,468,707 (52.3%)
The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. With a U.S. Census Bureau-estimated 2015 population of 8,550,405 distributed over a land area of just 305 square miles (790 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. A global power city, New York City exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace defining the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world. Situated...
New York, NY:
$55,752
New York:
$60,850
$1,317
New York, NY:
$538,300
New York:
$293,500
4.7%

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Pay by Experience for a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 72 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Certified Public Accountant (CPA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 23 salaries. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $122,000 based on 24 salaries.

Key Stats for Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

▲50%

▲26%

▲12%

National Average
$81,000

▼21%

Skills That Affect Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries


▲12%

Software Knowledge
▲5%


National Average
$81,000

Tax Compliance
▼1%



General Ledger Accounting
▼10%

▼12%

Evaluation and Management Auditing
▼12%


Financial Analysis
▼17%

▼20%

Microsoft Office
▼20%

▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 21%
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