Pay for New York Senior Accountants sits in the ballpark of $72K per year. With some bonuses approaching $12K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $6K, overall incomes of Senior Accountants in New York, N.Y. spread between $58K and $97K depending on individual performance. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Women make up a slight majority of Senior Accountants in New York (50 percent) survey respondents. Most New York Senior Accountants like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$57,450 - $89,731
(Median)
$57K
$72K
$90K
MEDIAN: $72,205
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$28.38 - $54.25
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$28
$35
$54
MEDIAN: $34.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$57,450 - $89,731  
   
Bonus
$988 - $12,255  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $5,721  
Total Pay (?
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$58,198 - $97,196  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 320
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$28.38 - $54.25  
   
Overtime
$45.39  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$988 - $12,255  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $5,721  
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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$58,198 - $97,196  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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About New York, New York

Kings County, New York
8,375,004
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...
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$55,752
New York:
$60,850
$1,317
New York:
$538,300
New York:
$293,500
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Accountant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average beginner in this position makes around $73K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $77K. Senior Accountants in New York bring in $75K after working for 10 to 20 years. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income no higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Senior Accountant Salaries




National Average
$74,000


Skills That Affect Senior Accountant Salaries


SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
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Auditing
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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Financial Analysis
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National Average
$74,000

Financial Reporting
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Month-End Close
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Budgeting
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General Ledger Accounting
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Accounting
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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