When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($15.47 per hour) can be spotted in Bellflower, Calif.; New York, N.Y. (about $14.50), Modesto, Calif. ($13.50), and Kissimmee, Fla. (approximately $12.32) are the next top-paying cities. Abbeville, La. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $8.00. Across Jackson Hewitt Tax Services, Inc's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Florida earn the most, taking home around $13.27 per hour.
Bringing in the most money are Enrolled Agents — their earnings average approximately $15.48 per hour. Retail Store Managers are a close second at $12.00 along with Office Managers ($10.88) and Tax Preparers (around $10.59).
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $11.25 per hour on average. The greater proportion of employees (44 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of about $10.08 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Enrolled Agents have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $15.00 per hour. The best paid folks at Jackson Hewitt Tax Services, Inc have a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), earning about $13.40 per hour.
Employees who count Tax Consulting among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $12.21 per hour. A garden variety skill at Jackson Hewitt Tax Services, Inc is Tax Preparation; a solid majority of Jackson Hewitt Tax Services, Inc's people use it regularly. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Customer Service, Tax Compliance, and Bookkeeping.
Benefits and Perks
Health insurance is part of the package for slightly less than one-fifth of workers, and for around one in seven workers, dental coverage is too. Some other perks are tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.