International Tax Manager Salary

The average International Tax Manager in the United States earns approximately $104K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Nearly all report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and most collect vision insurance. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most International Tax Managers — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male International Tax Managers making up 57 percent of survey respondents. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$80,544 - $133,635
MEDIAN: $103,738

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$83,976 - $144,576  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 223
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Job Description for International Tax Manager

International tax managers work primarily with regulations and reporting. They need to have a solid understanding of international tax laws and regulations, as much of their job involves ensuring compliance. They typically spend a great deal of time preparing and filing tax forms, as well as researching and analyzing tax regulations to propose the most effective strategies for compliance while maximizing corporate profits. International tax managers also assist with tax audits and managing any issues with local, state/regional or national authorities. Additionally, this position involves managing coworkers through day-to-day department management and/or with individual project management.


International Tax Manager Tasks

  • Act as point of contact for understanding regulations and maximizing earnings.
  • Research, communicate and apply international rules and regulations to tax documents.
  • Support and oversee audits and quality assurance efforts.
  • Review and create tax returns that meet all applicable regulations.
  • Develop strategic plans and goals for tax management.

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Professional skills reported by International Tax Managers are few in number. Tax Compliance and Tax Consulting are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. It is not unusual for someone who knows Tax Compliance to be familiar with Tax Consulting as well.

Pay by Experience Level for

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

International Tax Managers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. The relatively untested earn a median of $99K per year, but survey respondents who have racked up five to 10 years of experience report a six-figure median of $111K. International Tax Managers see a median salary of $119K after reaching one to two decades on the job. International Tax Managers who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $142K.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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Skills That Affect Salaries

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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.


43 %
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 92%
vision benefits Vision: 81% employee benefits None: 3%