Partner - Accounting Firm, Tax Salary

Generous salaries abound for Tax Accounting Firm Partners in the United States, with average pay above six figures ($150K) per year. In the world of Tax Accounting Firm Partners, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $63K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $51K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $73K and $380K. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and around half earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Tax Accounting Firm Partners, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Tax Accounting Firm Partners (67 percent) survey respondents are male. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$73,137 - $333,110
MEDIAN: $149,966

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$73,137 - $333,110  
$-0.49 - $62,708  
Profit Sharing
$2,316 - $50,507  
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).
$72,571 - $380,267  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 145
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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.


Partner - Accounting Firm, Tax Tasks

  • Oversee the operation of regional offices, coordinating their activities and monitoring their performance.
  • 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.

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Tax Accounting Firm Partners typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Tax Consulting and Tax Compliance are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Competency in Tax Compliance frequently indicates knowledge of Tax Consulting.

Pay by Experience Level for Partner - Accounting Firm, Tax

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

Substantial, six-figure paychecks show up early in this area; folks who have worked for fewer than five years report earning a median of $102K. Tax Accounting Firm Partners claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $189K. Tax Accounting Firm Partners who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $171K.

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Experience Affects Partner - Accounting Firm, Tax Salaries

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Skills That Affect Partner - Accounting Firm, Tax Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.


33 %
67 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 18%