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Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in New York

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Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in New York

Want to work in New York as a Bookkeeping, Accounting, or Auditing Clerk? Read this first!

2.5% Jobs Projection
$44,150 Median Salary
14,280 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in New York are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in New York is growing slower than average.

  • Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in New York earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks Work in New York?

There were approximately 104,580 workers employed as Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in this state in 2018.

There were 109,140 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 4,560 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in NY Employment Trend

The typical state has 20,140 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks working in it, which means New York has more Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks than average.

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in NY vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New York

Jobs for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in this state are growing at a rate of 2.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -1.5%.

Job Projections for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks: Nation vs. NY

New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 14,280 annual job openings, and a total of 128,540 jobs for New York Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 186,400 annual jobs and 1,705,300 total jobs in 2026.

What do Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks Make in New York?

In 2018 wages for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks ranged from $25,910 to $66,560 with $44,150 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.46 to $32. The median hourly rate was $21.23.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $20.68 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.55.

The median salary in New York is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks Earnings: NY vs. National Average

Top New York Metros for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 102,400 $47,370
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 5,830 $38,410
Rochester, NY 5,660 $39,550
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 5,300 $42,310
Syracuse, NY 3,540 $40,050
Utica-Rome, NY 2,160 $38,460
Binghamton, NY 1,160 $35,600
Kingston, NY 950 $39,140
Glens Falls, NY 790 $35,510
Ithaca, NY 740 $44,750
Watertown-Fort Drum, NY 560 $36,740
Elmira, NY 470 $39,640

Top States for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks Employment

The table below shows the states where most Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 186,970 $46,340
Texas 131,250 $39,870
New York 104,580 $44,150
Florida 97,300 $37,610
Pennsylvania 55,360 $39,270
Ohio 54,850 $38,470
Illinois 50,800 $40,760
North Carolina 46,570 $38,550
Massachusetts 45,570 $46,180
New Jersey 43,380 $46,440
Virginia 41,690 $41,270
Michigan 37,490 $37,810
Wisconsin 37,260 $37,180
Georgia 37,130 $39,070
Washington 31,970 $44,450
Minnesota 31,110 $43,510
Tennessee 30,480 $38,330
Missouri 29,760 $36,780
Indiana 27,970 $36,990
Colorado 27,560 $41,820

Below are the states where Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $54,040
Alaska $47,720
Connecticut $46,860
New Jersey $46,440
California $46,340
Massachusetts $46,180
Washington $44,450
Maryland $44,420
Delaware $44,410
New York $44,150

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