Enrolled Agent Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Enrolled Agent is $45,335 per year. A skill in Bookkeeping is associated with high pay for this job.
Enrolled Agent Total Pay (?
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$26,141 - $70,987
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MEDIAN: $45,334
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Enrolled Agent Total Pay (?
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$12.84 - $31.03
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$26,141 - $70,987  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,943  
Profit Sharing
$967 - $9,756  
Commission
$3,950 - $12,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,748 - $74,620  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 520
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.84 - $31.03  
   
Overtime
$17.24 - $39.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,943  
   
Commission
$3,950 - $12,500  
Profit Sharing
$967 - $9,756  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$28,748 - $74,620  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 520
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Job Description for Enrolled Agent
To facilitate communication and satisfy legal requirements (in the U.S.), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) confers the status of enrolled agent to individuals able to meet the education and testing requirements. People certified as an enrolled agent may then act as an intermediary for citizens and private businesses when interacting with the IRS on tax matters, questions, and disputes. Businesses that specialize in preparing tax returns or handling income tax resolution are the typical employers of enrolled agents.
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Enrolled Agent Tasks
  • Recommend strategies to minimize tax liability by studying tax regulations, searching out and evaluating tax options.
  • Determine impact of management's tax decisions by computing taxes.
  • Prepare federal, state, and local tax returns by collecting, analyzing, and formatting financial information.
  • Guide management's tax decisions by examining and discussing tax consequences of various financial options, recommending optimal course of action.
  • Remit tax payments by requesting disbursements.

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Pay Difference By Location
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Los Angeles
up arrow 35%
New York
up arrow 31%
San Diego
up arrow 16%
National Average
$44,000
Dallas
up arrow 1%
San Francisco
up arrow 7%
Seattle
up arrow 8%
Sacramento
up arrow 11%
Atlanta
up arrow 15%
San Antonio
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Chicago
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Experience Affects Enrolled Agent Salaries

National Average
$44,000

Skills That Affect Enrolled Agent Salaries

Bookkeeping
up arrow 49%
Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 2%
Tax Preparation
up arrow 1%
National Average
$44,000
Accounting
up arrow 1%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 4%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 117 votes.
Gender
Female
67%
female alumni
 
Male
33%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
15%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 48% dental benefits Dental: 20%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 50%
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