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Accountant salary in Albany, NY

How much does an Accountant make in Albany, NY?

Average base salary

$56,380
same
as national average

Most common benefits

Others
401(k)
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The average salary for a accountant is $56,380 per year in Albany, NY. 20 salaries reported, updated at May 11, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in Albany, NY

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1 to 2 years
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Top companies for Accountants in Albany, NY

  1. Alpha
    3.9star
    113 reviews12 salaries reported
    $150,816per year
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Highest paying cities for Accountants near Albany, NY

  1. Manhattan, NY
    $80,898 per year
    25 salaries reported
  2. White Plains, NY
    $69,126 per year
    14 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $67,145 per year
    237 salaries reported
  1. Queens, NY
    $64,481 per year
    7 salaries reported
  2. Brooklyn, NY
    $61,888 per year
    45 salaries reported
  3. Bronx, NY
    $58,640 per year
    28 salaries reported
  1. Long Island City, NY
    $58,257 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Albany, NY
    $56,380 per year
    20 salaries reported
  3. Syracuse, NY
    $55,052 per year
    24 salaries reported
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Where can an Accountant earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Accountants

Top certifications
Certified Internal Auditor
+48.58%salary
Top skills
Regulatory Reporting
+30.93%salary
Top licenses
CPA
+29.14%salary

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Most common benefits for Accountants

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 2,144 ratings

55% of Accountants in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Albany, NY?

Financial Accountant

92 job openings

Average $44,505 per year

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What kind of accountants get paid the most?

Accountants that are paid most are:

  • Chief financial officer
  • Controller
  • Accounting director
  • Finance manager
  • Senior accountant
  • Tax accountant
  • Accounts payable specialist
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