Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in New York Salary

The average Certified Public Accountant in New York, N.Y. earns approximately $74K per year. In the world of New York Certified Public Accountants, overall income ranges from $49K near the bottom to $173K at the top; this can include more than $26K from bonuses and more than $15K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Although a fair number have medical coverage and just over a half have dental coverage, roughly one in five claim no health benefits at all. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 65 percent of Certified Public Accountants in New York are male. Most Certified Public Accountants in New York, N.Y. report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's 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
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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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.


Certified Public Accountants in New York, N.Y. who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $88K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $66K. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $112K. Certified Public Accountants in New York who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $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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