Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see an average pay of around $12.15. The greater proportion of employees (39 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home about $9.90 per hour.
Operations Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $16.25 — though Tax Supervisors, Enrolled Agents, and Tax Preparers also do fairly well at approximately $11.38, $11.21, and $9.95, respectively.
Residents of New Orleans pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $10.48 per hour; other top-paying cities include Houston ($10.38) and Virginia Beach (around $9.85). The highest pay by state can be found in Ohio, where pay average out at about $18.67 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Accredited Tax Preparers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $11.48. Enrolled Agents also rank high on the pay scale, with expected earnings of approximately $11.36 per hour. Jackson Hewitt Tax Services, Inc workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning $11.08 on average.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Tax Consulting; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $14.02. Folks here also tend to know Tax Preparation; on the survey, a majority of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Tax Compliance, Customer Service, and Bookkeeping round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Approximately one-fifth of workers receive health insurance, and just under one-fifth of workers get dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Jackson Hewitt Tax Services, Inc are a casual working environment, flexible hours, and tuition reimbursement.