When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($16.00 per hour) can be spotted in Rapid City; the company's headquarter city of Virginia Beach ($15.26), Norfolk (around $13.00), and San Jose (approximately $10.00) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Oceanside — at about $9.13, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Virginia; pay there average to $15.00 per hour.
Bringing in the most money are Tax Supervisors — their earnings average approximately $12.69. Office Supervisors are a close second at $12.38 along with Office Managers ($10.00) and Tax Preparers (around $9.59).
Years of Experience
Average pay is typically $11.41 for those with five to nine years of experience. The greater proportion of employees (45 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home about $9.71 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to approximately $16.00 for Registered Tax Return Preparers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Accredited Tax Preparers also rank high on the pay scale, with expected earnings of $10.00 per hour. Employees who have an Associate's Degree, Accounting make the most here, hauling in about $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 $12.48. Tax Preparation is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; slightly more than half of Liberty Tax Services, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Customer Service, Tax Compliance, and Bookkeeping.
Benefits and Perks
To plan for old age, approximately one-fifth of workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Liberty Tax Services, Inc. provides health insurance to about one in six workers, and about one in seven workers do receive dental coverage. Some other perks are a casual working environment, flexible hours, none (contract-based), tuition reimbursement, and free drinks.