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Senior Accountant Salary in New York

Senior Accountants in New York pull down an average of $70K annually. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 54 percent. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$54,231 - $85,866
(Median)
$54K
$70K
$86K
MEDIAN: $70,058
10%
50%
90%

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$21.74 - $45.30
(Median)
$22
$28
$45
MEDIAN: $27.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$54,231 - $85,866  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,225  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $3,897  
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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$54,307 - $92,625  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 485
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$21.74 - $45.30  
   
Overtime
$31.69 - $52.07  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,225  
   
Profit Sharing
$507 - $3,897  
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).
)
$54,307 - $92,625  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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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.


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $68K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $73K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $77K in this role. 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 $71K by contrast.

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Experience Affects Senior Accountant in New York, New York Salaries



National Average
$72,000

Late-Career
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Skills That Affect Senior Accountant in New York, New York Salaries

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 4%

Month-End Close
up arrow 3%

Budgeting
up arrow 3%

Auditing
up arrow 2%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 1%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$72,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Quickbooks
up arrow 6%

Accounting
up arrow 6%


Microsoft Dynamics GP
up arrow 10%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 104 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 11%
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