Senior Tax Accountant in Houston, Texas Salary

Houston Senior Tax Accountants pull down an average of $71K annually. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most receive medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision insurance. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 52 percent. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$60,601 - $86,141
MEDIAN: $70,616

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$61,706 - $92,425  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 86
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Experience Affects Senior Tax Accountant Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Senior Tax Accountant Salaries

Research Analysis
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Software Knowledge
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Microsoft Office
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Tax Compliance
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Legal Research

National Average

Microsoft Excel
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Tax Preparation
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Tax Consulting
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Financial Reporting
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.


52 %
48 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 8%