Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $13.12 per hour on average. The largest slice of the H&R Block workforce (44 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $10.18 per hour.
The highest average salaries go to Enrolled Agents, who bring in close to $17.38 per hour, though Office Managers are not far behind at $12.18 along with Tax Preparers (about $10.70) and Receptionists ($10.25). Client Services Representatives are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $8.27.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($17.56 per hour) can be spotted in Kansas City, Mo.; Seal Beach, Calif. (about $15.50), Greensboro, N.C. (around $13.12), and Winston-Salem, N.C. (approximately $12.75) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $9.25) is Philadelphia, Pa. Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of approximately $17.00 per hour) in Missouri.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Enrolled Agents, who make about $16.56 per hour. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; H&R Block awards $11.25 to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Microsoft Office; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $12.77 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at H&R Block is Tax Preparation; approximately half of employees use it for work. Customer Service, Tax Compliance, and Tax Consulting are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
When it comes to employee benefits, H&R Block has room for improvement — only 9 percent are paid for vacation and sick time. More than two-fifths of workers save for retirement through H&R Block's 401(k) plan. For nearly one-fourth of workers, benefits include health insurance, and slightly more than a fifth of workers get dental coverage, too. H&R Block employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and none (contract-based).