New York State offers competitive starting salaries for qualified auditors. Salaries may increase periodically as a result of promotions and contract negotiations.


A choice of comprehensive health insurance packages (including prescription drug coverage) is available to all employees and their dependents. They also receive the benefits of a dental insurance program and a vision care program. In addition, the Office of the State Comptroller supports programs providing employees opportunities to improve their health.


Employees of New York State receive generous vacation, personal, sick and family leave benefits, in addition to 13 paid holidays annually.


Success on competitive examinations provides avenues for advancement. Ambitious, well-trained professionals will find excellent opportunities in the Office of the State Comptroller.


Employees contribute a minimum of 3% of their wages toward the cost of their retirement plan which is not subject to State taxes when drawn upon. Employees are vested after five years. In addition to retirement benefits, the plan includes a disability retirement benefit, ordinary death benefit and accidental death benefit.

Savings Plan

Employees are eligible to participate in the Deferred Compensation Plan in which taxes on contributions are deferred until retirement. Further, all State employees can be members of the State Employees Federal Credit Union.

Health Care Spending Account

This program allows employees to pay for health-related expenses that are not reimbursed by insurance with tax-free dollars. 

Dependent Care Advantage Account

This program provides employees the opportunity to pay for child care, elder care or other dependent care expenses on a pre-tax basis.

Library Services

All State employees have access to use the State Library system including the State University of New York library.

The Office of the New York State Comptroller is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer