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. (around $12.88), and Chicago, Ill. ($9.25) are the next top-paying cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Virginia pays Liberty Tax Services, Inc. the most — about $15.17 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
Average pay is approximately $12.23 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the Liberty Tax Services, Inc. workforce (43 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $9.77 per hour.
Bringing in the most money are Tax Managers — their earnings average approximately $14.75 per hour. Office Managers are a close second at about $12.00 along with Operations Managers (around $11.00) and Office Supervisors ($10.75). Tax Preparers make an average $9.69, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Tax Return Preparers earn $15.72 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Employees who have an Associate's Degree make the most here, hauling in around $12.00 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Office Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $13.76 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Tax Preparation; approximately half deem it necessary for work. Customer Service, Tax Compliance, and Accounting are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
To plan for old age, just over a fifth of workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. At Liberty Tax Services, Inc., nearly one in ten workers have health insurance, and nearly one-tenth of workers have dental coverage. The list of perks also includes a casual working environment, flexible hours, none (contract-based), and tuition reimbursement.