The average salary for an Enrolled Agent is $48,989 per year.
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$29,621 - $74,786
$30K
$49K
$75K
MEDIAN: $48,989
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$13.57 - $30.26
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MEDIAN: $20.34
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$29,621 - $74,786  
   
Bonus
$3.14 - $7,071  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,034  
Commission
$1,927 - $46,978  
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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$29,809 - $74,636  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 397
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.57 - $30.26  
   
Overtime
$21.00 - $46.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$3.14 - $7,071  
   
Commission
$1,927 - $46,978  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,034  
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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$29,809 - $74,636  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 326

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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

  • 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.
  • Prepare federal, state, and local tax returns by collecting, analyzing, and formatting financial information.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Enrolled Agent

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $47,503

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Enrolled Agent Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Enrolled Agent?

Enrolled Agent in Los Angeles:
"Represent taxpayers IRS and government bodies."
Pros: Help taxpayers navigate the tax system, very rewarding, learn new laws, never get bored, decent wage.
Cons: Unrealistic client expectations, shady sales staff, no downtime.

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Key Stats for Enrolled Agent

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 88 votes.
037
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Enrolled Agent Salaries




National Average
$48,000


Skills That Affect Enrolled Agent Salaries






National Average
$48,000


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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 88 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
dental benefits
None: 59%
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