Average Tax Accounting Firm Partners in the United States make around $151K annually. The range in cash compensation to Tax Accounting Firm Partners ($80K to $394K) includes potential earnings of $80K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most enjoy medical while about one-half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to over a third. Male Tax Accounting Firm Partners are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$77,845 - $349,348
$78K
$150K
$350K
MEDIAN: $150,571
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Salary
$77,845 - $349,348  
   
Bonus
$6,054 - $80,267  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $77,400  
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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$80,000 - $394,310  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 99

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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.

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Tax Accounting Firm Partners' salaries may sharply decline when they move into higher-end positions like Certified Public Accountant. The typical income for a Certified Public Accountant is $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.


For many Tax Accounting Firm Partners, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Folks who are navigating the first five years of their careers have a median salary of approximately $100K in this position. Those who have been around for five to 10 years don't get much more, though; the median salary in that group is $120K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $168K in this role. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $211K on average.

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Key Stats for Partner - Accounting Firm, Tax

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
049
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
2%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
49%
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Experience Affects Partner - Accounting Firm, Tax Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

National Average
$169,000

Experienced
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Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Partner - Accounting Firm, Tax Salaries


National Average
$169,000


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
2%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
49%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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