When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $15.47 per hour) can be spotted in Bellflower, Calif.; Houston, Texas ($14.25), Kissimmee, Fla. (around $12.32), and Baton Rouge, La. ($10.12) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Chicago, Ill. at $9.00. By state, Jackson Hewitt Tax Services, Inc employees make the most in California, earning about $14.46 per hour on average.
Enrolled Agents are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $15.00 per hour; Retail Store Managers, Office Managers, and Tax Preparers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in approximately $12.00, around $11.25, and $10.13, respectively.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $11.93 per hour. The largest slice of the Jackson Hewitt Tax Services, Inc workforce (38 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $9.34 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Tax Return Preparers receive bigger paychecks ($13.16 per hour) than those without credentials. Jackson Hewitt Tax Services, Inc workers who hold a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) are also well compensated, earning around $13.40 on average.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Tax Consulting; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of approximately $13.50 per hour. Tax Preparation is a popular skill in the Jackson Hewitt Tax Services, Inc workforce; a strong majority of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Key skills also include Customer Service, Tax Compliance, and Bookkeeping.
Benefits and Perks
For nearly one-fifth of workers, benefits include health insurance, and approximately one-sixth of workers get dental coverage, too. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.