When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($16.27 per hour) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Virginia Beach, Va.; Rapid City, S.D. (about $16.00), Seattle, Wash. (around $12.88), and Chicago, Ill. ($9.25) are the next top-paying cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Virginia, where they average to $15.17 per hour.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Liberty Tax Services, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn approximately $12.23 per hour on average. The largest slice of the Liberty Tax Services, Inc. workforce (43 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $9.77 per hour.
The highest average salaries go to Tax Managers, who bring in close to $14.75 per hour, though Office Managers are not far behind at $12.00 along with Operations Managers (approximately $11.00) and Office Supervisors ($10.75). On the lower end are Tax Preparers at about $9.69 on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Registered Tax Return Preparers, who make $15.72 per hour. Liberty Tax Services, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with an Associate's Degree — these employees rake in $12.00 per hour.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Office Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $13.76 per hour. Tax Preparation is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; approximately half of Liberty Tax Services, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Customer Service, Tax Compliance, and Accounting round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Slightly less than a fourth workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for close to one-seventh of workers, and approximately one-tenth of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, flexible hours, none (contract-based), and tuition reimbursement.