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Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountant Salary

Average Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants make around $62K annually. With some bonuses approaching $7K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $5K, overall incomes of Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants spread between $51K and $81K depending on individual performance. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. For the most part, Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants making up 53 percent of survey respondents. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,286 - $77,097
(Median)
$50K
$62K
$77K
MEDIAN: $62,409
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$20.09 - $34.20
(Median)
$20
$26
$34
MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data (?
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.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$50,286 - $77,097  
   
Bonus
$103.51 - $7,406  
Profit Sharing
$533 - $4,926  
Commission
$965 - $1,035  
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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$51,029 - $81,086  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,149
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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.
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$20.09 - $34.20  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $45.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$103.51 - $7,406  
   
Commission
$965 - $1,035  
Profit Sharing
$533 - $4,926  
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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$51,029 - $81,086  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 41

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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountant


Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants fill the offices of leading firms EY (Ernst & Young), Deloitte Tax LLP, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Grant Thornton Llp, and KPMG, LLP. Although salaries only range from $62K to just $92K, PricewaterhouseCoopers still offers the highest pay with a median paycheck of $74K.

Grant Thornton Llp offers the lowest pay in the field with a median salary of just $64K. There's also little variation in pay at the company, with pay ranging from $60K to $83K.

Pay Difference by Location


San Jose is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants, 21 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+20 percent), Seattle (+16 percent), Chicago (+6 percent), and Houston (+4 percent). In St. Louis, salaries are 13 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Workers in Minneapolis and Denver earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (7 percent less and 4 percent less, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountant Salaries

Legal Research
up arrow 6%


Financial Reporting
up arrow 5%

Tax Compliance
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Research Analysis
up arrow 4%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 4%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 1%

National Average
$64,000

Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Quickbooks
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 272 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 10%
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