Average Hourly Rate for H&R Block Employees

Employees of H&R Block bring in an average of $11.08 per hour, and when they are working overtime, they earn $18.19. The most important factor affecting pay for H&R Block employees is your role at the company, though where you live and your experience level play a role as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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H&R Block typically pays:
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Employer: H&R Block
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Tax Preparer (52)
$8.07 - $16.15  
[-]Tax Preparer (52)
Overtime$11.23 - $27.18  
Hourly Rate$8.07 - $16.15  
[+]Office Manager (11)
$10.09 - $18.76  
[+]Office Manager (11)
Hourly Rate$10.09 - $18.76  
[+]Client Services Representative (5)
$7.16 - $13.75  
[+]Client Services Representative (5)
Hourly Rate$7.16 - $13.75  
[+]Tax Specialist (4)
$7.00 - $15.66  
[+]Tax Specialist (4)
Hourly Rate$7.00 - $15.66  
 Precise Range (?
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 167
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The highest paychecks go to Tax Accountants, who earn $41.50, closely trailed by Marketing Coordinators (approximately $17.00), Enrolled Agents ($16.19), and Office Managers ($14.61). Earning only around $8.06, Client Services Representatives make less than most people in the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $19.00 per hour) can be spotted in Salem; Kansas City ($16.49), Durham (around $13.50), and Rochester ($10.20) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Philadelphia; in fact, at $9.00 it is one of the worst-paid cities. H&R Block workers in Missouri earn the most — approximately $15.02 per hour on average.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at H&R Block for between five and ten years earn about $12.57 on average. The largest fraction of H&R Block people (41 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $9.66 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Enrolled Agents have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $16.50. Accredited Tax Preparers also rank high on the pay scale, with expected earnings of about $12.25 per hour. H&R Block compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA)-holders the most at $19.87 per hour.


Skill-wise, employees who report Tax Consulting as part of the toolkit report the most money, earning around $11.38 on average. It's pretty common to find people here who know Tax Preparation; more than half consider it a key competency. Customer Service, Tax Compliance, and Accounting round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

More than a third of workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Slightly less than a third of workers have health insurance, and benefits for just under a third of workers also include dental insurance. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and none (contract-based).

Key Stats for H&R Block


65 %
35 %
Hourly Rate
$8 - $15
Hourly Rate
$8 - $18
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

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