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Senior Accountant Salary in New York (United States)

The average Senior Accountant in New York, N.Y. can expect to rake in roughly $70K per year. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Women make up a slight majority of Senior Accountants in New York, N.Y. (55 percent) survey respondents. Work is enjoyable for Senior Accountants in New York, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Senior Accountant in New York, New York Salary (?
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$53,872 - $85,612
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $69,849
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Senior Accountant in New York, New York Salary (?
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$20.95 - $47.50
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$53,872 - $85,612  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,320  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $3,734  
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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$54,023 - $92,119  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 476
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$20.95 - $47.50  
   
Overtime
$31.19 - $50.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,320  
   
Profit Sharing
$503 - $3,734  
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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$54,023 - $92,119  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Accountant in New York, New York

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $68K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $72K. Senior Accountants in New York with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $78K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $75K by contrast.
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Experience Affects Senior Accountant in New York, New York Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$72,000

Skills That Affect Senior Accountant in New York, New York Salaries

Auditing
up arrow 3%
Tax Preparation
up arrow 3%
Financial Reporting
up arrow 2%
Budgeting
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%
Financial Analysis
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Excel
0%
National Average
$72,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Quickbooks
up arrow 5%
Accounting
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Dynamics GP
up arrow 10%
Accounts Payable
up arrow 11%
Accounts Receivable
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 120 votes.

Gender

Female
55%
female alumni
 
Male
45%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 11%