Senior Accountant Salary in New York

Senior Accountants in New York pull down an average of $70K per year. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 53 percent. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$54,331 - $86,181
(Median)
$54K
$70K
$86K
MEDIAN: $70,270
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50%
90%

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$22.49 - $45.62
(Median)
$22
$28
$46
MEDIAN: $28.00
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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$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$54,331 - $86,181  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,249  
Profit Sharing
$750 - $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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$54,527 - $93,263  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 499
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$22.49 - $45.62  
   
Overtime
$31.76 - $51.94  
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 - $10,249  
   
Profit Sharing
$750 - $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).
)
$54,527 - $93,263  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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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 $69K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $73K. Senior Accountants in New York, N.Y. see a median salary of $77K after reaching one to two decades on the job. New York Senior Accountants who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $71K.

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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 3%

Budgeting
up arrow 3%

Month-End Close
up arrow 2%

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
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Microsoft Dynamics GP
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 98 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 11%
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