Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountant Salary

The average Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountant earns approximately $67K per year. Overall cash earnings for Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants stretch from $55K on the lower end to $84K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $8K from bonuses and $5K from profit sharing. Geography and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants like their work and job satisfaction is high. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants making up 54 percent of survey respondents. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$54,902 - $80,689
$55K
$67K
$81K
MEDIAN: $67,224
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$17.92 - $40.77
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MEDIAN: $29.73
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$54,902 - $80,689  
   
Bonus
$994 - $8,302  
Profit Sharing
$512 - $4,913  
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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$55,446 - $84,492  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 672
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$17.92 - $40.77  
   
Overtime
$25.93 - $52.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$994 - $8,302  
   
Profit Sharing
$512 - $4,913  
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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$55,446 - $84,492  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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Many Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants can be found at EY (Ernst & Young), Deloitte Tax LLP, PricewaterhouseCoopers, KPMG, LLP, and Grant Thornton Llp, firms that are at the top of the field. KPMG, LLP offers the best pay with a median salary of $78K, though salaries there don't seem that varied, bottoming out near $72K and maxing out at just $87K. Soaring salaries can also be found at Grant Thornton Llp, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Mcgladrey, where earnings of $77K, $76K, or $71K are standard for Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants.

Workers at EY (Ernst & Young), Deloitte Tax LLP, and Mcgladrey also face smaller salaries than the rest of the field — average earnings for these employers come to $69K, $71K, and $71K respectively.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,520

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

Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 20 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants will also find cushy salaries in New York (+17 percent), Los Angeles (+11 percent), San Diego (+9 percent), and Chicago (+7 percent). Trailing the national average by 18 percent, St. Louis is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers also pay below the national average in Minneapolis (7 percent lower) and Houston (4 percent lower).

Senior Tax Accountant Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Senior Tax Accountant in Dallas:
"That the room for advancement was limited."
Make sure that you will have a chance at some point to advance into management.

Key Stats for Senior Tax Accountant

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 92 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
23%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Senior Tax Accountant Salaries

Legal Research
▲4%

Microsoft Word
▲3%



Sales Tax Reports
▲2%


Microsoft Office
▲1%

Financial Reporting
▲1%

Tax Consulting
▼0%

National Average
$70,000


Software Knowledge
▼1%

Accounting
▼4%

Quickbooks
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 92 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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