Enrolled Agents earn the highest median pay at $22.50 per hour, followed by Tax Specialists (approximately $13.50), Marketing Managers (around $12.00), and Tax Managers ($11.50). Tax Preparers make an average about $9.84, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $10.32 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Liberty Tax Services, Inc. employees (63 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn approximately $9.93 per hour on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($13.23 per hour) can be spotted in Los Angeles, Calif.; Dallas, Texas ($11.00), Colorado Springs, Colo. (about $10.74), and New York, N.Y. ($9.24) are the next top-paying cities. Conway, Ark. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging around $8.75. Across its U.S. offices, the state of California pays Liberty Tax Services, Inc. the most — approximately $13.46 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Enrolled Agents have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $16.00 per hour. Liberty Tax Services, Inc. workers who hold an Associate's Degree are also well compensated, earning $17.50 on average.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Quickbooks; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $10.50 per hour. Tax Preparation also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; the greater part of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other skills in demand are Customer Service, Tax Compliance, and Tax Consulting.
Benefits and Perks
For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Liberty Tax Services, Inc. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and about one in seven workers participate. Health insurance is part of the package for about a seventh of workers, and for one-eighth of workers, dental coverage is too. Perks also include a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.