Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountant Salary

Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants pull down an average of $67K annually. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants bottoms out near $56K and approaches $84K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $8K from bonuses and almost $5K from profit sharing. Location 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. Most Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants report high levels of job satisfaction. Men make up a slight majority of Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants (54 percent) who responded to the survey. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$55,143 - $80,287
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$67K
$80K
MEDIAN: $67,138
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$22.51 - $41.06
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MEDIAN: $29.99
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$55,143 - $80,287  
   
Bonus
$992 - $8,318  
Profit Sharing
$727 - $4,966  
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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$55,806 - $84,241  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 651
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$22.51 - $41.06  
   
Overtime
$26.73 - $52.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$992 - $8,318  
   
Profit Sharing
$727 - $4,966  
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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$55,806 - $84,241  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Leading companies who hire large numbers of Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants include EY (Ernst & Young), Deloitte Tax LLP, PricewaterhouseCoopers, KPMG, LLP, and Grant Thornton Llp. KPMG, LLP pays the most with a median salary of $78K, though there is little variation overall ($72K to $87K). Grant Thornton Llp, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Mcgladrey are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants earning around $77K, $76K, or $71K at each firm, respectively.

Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include EY (Ernst & Young) at $69K, Deloitte Tax LLP at $71K, and Mcgladrey, where $71K is the norm.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,420

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

For Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 18 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+17 percent), Los Angeles (+12 percent), San Diego (+9 percent), and Chicago (+7 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 17 percent south of the national average, can be found in St. Louis. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Minneapolis and Houston (7 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively).

Senior Tax Accountant Advice

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Senior Tax Accountant in Dallas:
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Key Stats for Senior Tax Accountant

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 91 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
23%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Senior Tax Accountant Salaries


Microsoft Word
▲3%

Legal Research
▲3%


Financial Reporting
▲1%

Sales Tax Reports
▲1%

Tax Compliance
▼0%

Tax Consulting
▼0%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
$69,000



Accounting
▼5%

Quickbooks
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 91 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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