Earning around $18.56 per hour on average, Enrolled Agents receive the most money, followed by Office Managers ($11.39), Tax Preparers (about $10.70), and Receptionists ($10.25). Near the bottom at H&R Block are Client Services Representatives, pulling in an average of just approximately $8.27.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $12.89 per hour. The largest slice of the H&R Block workforce (45 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $10.16 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($17.28 per hour) can be spotted in Kansas City, Mo.; Tulsa, Okla. ($13.50), Greensboro, N.C. (approximately $13.12), and Winston-Salem, N.C. ($12.75) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (about $9.00) in Cincinnati, Ohio, one of the lowest-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Missouri; pay there average to approximately $17.00 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Being an Enrolled Agent certainly has its perks — salaries approach $17.33 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Regarding pay and education, H&R Block pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — $11.25.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Microsoft Office; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $12.77 per hour. A garden variety skill at H&R Block is Tax Preparation; nearly one-half of H&R Block's people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Customer Service, Tax Compliance, and Tax Consulting.
Benefits and Perks
Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only one in ten workers. More than a third of workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. About one in four workers can count on health insurance, and roughly one in five workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and none (contract-based).