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Public Accountant Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$99,335 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Public Accountant is $99,335 a year and $48 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Public Accountant is between $70,233 and $123,086. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Public Accountant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Analyzes past and present financial data, and provides a variety of other accounting services to the general public, utilizing principles of accounting.
  • Researches records of present and past operations, trends and costs, estimated and realized revenues, administrative commitments, and obligations incurred.
  • Advises clients regarding matters, such as effective use of resources and methods for preventing capital from being frozen.
  • Interprets accounts and records to client.
  • Estimates expenditures expected.
  • Positions covered by this definition are characterized by the inclusion of work that requires an understanding of other accounting theories and principles.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Public Accountant Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Accountants and Auditors

Job family population: 1,241,000

Estimated population of Public Accountant jobs: 38,943

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Public Accountant Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Tax Professional (Supervisor or Manager) with QuickBooks Expertise
Jun 24
New York, NY, USA
CPA Accounting Firm
We are a rapidly growing full service CPA firm located in Midtown Manhattan that supports a multitude of small to mid-size business owners as well as individuals. Our firm takes pride in offering a ...
Senior Tax Accountant CPA
Jun 19
Union City, NJ, USA
M. Greenwald Associates, LLP
We are a small but vibrant CPA firm that has been around for 2 generations! Employees and our clients are not numbers, they are family and we are looking to expand our family with the addition of a ...
Senior Tax Accountant
Jun 19
New York, NY, USA
CPA Firm - MIdtown Manhattan
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting is required (CPA earned or in progress is preferred) If you are seeking an excellent opportunity to learn and grow with a dynamic staff at a highly regarded firm and ...
Certified Public Accountant and Bookkeeper
Jun 19
Flushing, NY, USA
US Law Firm
Certified Public Accountant and Bookkeeper Job Type: Full-time Location: Flushing, NY Description: Expanding General Practice Law Firm seeking two candidates in our Financial Department. Candidates ...
Accountant, CPA
Jun 24
Bellmore, NY, USA
Tusa & Associates CPA, P.C.
CPA firm looking for take charge CPA to work with medium size clients. Must have 10+ years working with CPA firms.
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