If you make $55,000 a year living in the region of New York, USA, you will be taxed $12,187. That means that your net pay will be $42,813 per year, or $3,568 per month. Your average tax rate is 22.2% and your marginal tax rate is 36.0%. This marginal tax rate means that your immediate additional income will be taxed at this rate. For instance, an increase of $100 in your salary will be taxed $36.01, hence, your net pay will only increase by $63.99.
A $1,000 bonus will generate an extra $640 of net incomes. A $5,000 bonus will generate an extra $3,200 of net incomes.