International Tax Manager Salary

International Tax Managers in the United States can expect wages of $105K annually on average. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male International Tax Managers making up 57 percent of survey respondents. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all receive medical and dental insurance and most get vision plans. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$81,653 - $134,067
MEDIAN: $104,517

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$84,919 - $145,857  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 235
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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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Pay by Experience Level for International Tax Manager

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

International Tax Managers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Salaries can reach six figures almost right off the bat; beginning workers who have less than five years' experience bring in a median of $101K per year. International Tax Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $121K. As International Tax Managers reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $146K.

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Experience Affects International Tax Manager Salaries

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Skills That Affect International Tax Manager Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 60 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: 93%
medical benefits
Vision: 84%
dental benefits
None: 3%