Average Senior Accountant Salary in New York, New York

$75,750
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,983
Bonus
$2,016
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Senior Accountant in New York, New York is $75,750.
10%
$60k
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$76k
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$92k
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$60k - $92k
Bonus
$1k - $10k
Profit Sharing
$989 - $5k
Total Pay
$61k - $97k
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Job Description for Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant Tasks
  • Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
  • Investigate budget and variance issues.
  • Analyze financial data in order to prepare financial reports and prepare budget forecasts.
  • Maintain general ledger as needed.
  • Generate and interpret financial records and statements for management.

Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Accountant

The top respondents for the job title Senior Accountant are from the companies EY (Ernst & Young), Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP and Publicis Groupe. Reported salaries are highest at Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP where the average pay is $76,214. Publicis Groupe pays the lowest at around $70,000.

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Popular Skills for Senior Accountant

Skills in Financial Reporting, Month-End Close and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and General Ledger Accounting.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Accountant

An entry-level Senior Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $66,805 based on 5 salaries. An early career Senior Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,103 based on 201 salaries. A mid-career Senior Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,608 based on 333 salaries. An experienced Senior Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,025 based on 141 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $75,707.
Employees with Senior Accountant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 12.4% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (11.8% less), Chicago, Illinois (6.5% less) and Dallas, Texas (5.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 712 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.7%
Early Career
28.2%
Mid Career
46.8%
Experienced
19.8%
Late Career
4.5%