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. ($16.00), Seattle, Wash. (approximately $12.88), and Los Angeles, Calif. (about $9.74) are the next top-paying cities. Chicago, Ill. ranks low on the pay scale — at $9.25, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Virginia, where the average Liberty Tax Services, Inc. employee makes around $15.17 per hour.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $12.23 per hour on average. The greater proportion of employees (44 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $9.81 per hour.
Tax Managers earn the highest median pay at approximately $14.75 per hour, followed by Office Managers ($12.00), Operations Managers ($11.00), and Office Supervisors (around $10.75). Among the lower-paid positions at Liberty Tax Services, Inc. are Tax Preparers — the median salary for this role approaches approximately $9.74.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Tax Return Preparers receive bigger paychecks (about $15.72 per hour) than those without credentials. The highest-paying degree here is an Associate's Degree; Liberty Tax Services, Inc. awards $12.00 to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Office Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $13.76 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Liberty Tax Services, Inc. is Tax Preparation; more than half of employees use it for work. Customer Service, Tax Compliance, and Accounting were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
Nearly one in five workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Liberty Tax Services, Inc. sponsors. At Liberty Tax Services, Inc., close to a tenth of workers have health insurance, and one in ten workers have dental coverage. Liberty Tax Services, Inc. also dishes out privileges such as a casual working environment, flexible hours, none (contract-based), and tuition reimbursement.