Partner - Accounting Firm, Tax Salary

Tax Accounting Firm Partners in the United States can expect wages of $149K per year on average. In the world of Tax Accounting Firm Partners, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $82K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $78K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $74K and $389K. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Male Tax Accounting Firm Partners are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 68 percent of professionals. The majority of Tax Accounting Firm Partners claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while close to one-half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than a third. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$74,378 - $344,399
$74K
$150K
$340K
MEDIAN: $148,943
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$0$130K$260K$390K
Salary
$74,378 - $344,399  
   
Bonus
$5,973 - $82,045  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $78,108  
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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$74,378 - $389,410  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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Job Description for Partner - Accounting Firm, Tax

An accounting firm partner, tax is a position with a high stress level that requires an individual be proficient in tax law and accounting practices. The accounting firm partner is responsible for overseeing the operation of the local and regional offices. As an accounting firm partner, ensuring that the offices are running efficiently is a very important aspect of the position.

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Partner - Accounting Firm, Tax Tasks

  • Act as the highest executive of the accounting firm, and direct and make the final decision on all its projects and activities.
  • Manage the accounting firm's staff, select managers, and evaluate managers' performances.
  • Establish the firm's policies and procedures, and make sure these practices are carried out in all of the firm's offices.
  • Responsible for the financial well-being of the firm and making sure the offices are bringing in a profit.
  • Oversee the operation of regional offices, coordinating their activities and monitoring their performance.

Common Career Paths for Partner - Accounting Firm, Tax


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As Tax Accounting Firm Partners transition into upper-level roles like Certified Public Accountant, they may see a sharp decline in salary. Certified Public Accountants will usually earn $59K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Partner - Accounting Firm, Tax

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


Tax Accounting Firm Partners with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $100K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $120K. Tax Accounting Firm Partners claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $165K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $217K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $167,222

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Tax Accounting Firm Partners will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 94 percent. Tax Accounting Firm Partners will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+50 percent).

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Key Stats for Partner - Accounting Firm, Tax

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
2%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
48%
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Experience Affects Partner - Accounting Firm, Tax Salaries

▲30%

National Average
$167,000

▼1%

▼28%

Entry-Level
▼40%

Skills That Affect Partner - Accounting Firm, Tax Salaries



National Average
$167,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
2%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
48%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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