Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountant Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants is around $68K annually. Final cash compensation to Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants varies from around $57K to approximately $85K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $9K and $5K, respectively. 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. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants is high. Men make up a slight majority of Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants (56 percent) who responded to the survey. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$55,891 - $80,887
$56K
$68K
$81K
MEDIAN: $67,610
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$22.69 - $40.77
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$0$85K
Salary $55,891 - $80,887
Bonus $996 - $9,060
Profit Sharing $600 - $4,500
Total Pay (?
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$56,901 - $85,193
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 618
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $22.69 - $40.77
Overtime $25.28 - $51.97
Annual Data $0$85K
Bonus $996 - $9,060
Profit Sharing $600 - $4,500
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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$56,901 - $85,193
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

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Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Tax Accountant


EY (Ernst & Young), Deloitte Tax LLP, PricewaterhouseCoopers, KPMG, LLP, and Grant Thornton Llp are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants. With a median salary of $78K, KPMG, LLP offers Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants the highest pay. However, earnings don't seem to live on a large spectrum; they generally peter out at $72K and are capped at $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: $69,996

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

With a pay rate for Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants that is 17 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+16 percent), Los Angeles (+11 percent), San Diego (+9 percent), and Chicago (+6 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 18 percent south of the national average, can be found in St. Louis. Workers in Minneapolis and Houston earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (8 percent less and 5 percent less, respectively).

Senior Tax Accountant Advice

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

Senior Tax Accountant in Broadview:
"Federal and State tax compliance and audit."

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.

Senior Tax Accountant in Tucson:
"3 months of year are highly stressed."
Be patient, be thorough.

Key Stats for Senior Tax Accountant

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 95 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
25%
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Skills That Affect Senior Tax Accountant Salaries

Legal Research
▲3%


Microsoft Word
▲2%


Tax Compliance
▼0%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

Financial Reporting
▼0%

Sales Tax Reports
▼0%

National Average
$70,000

Tax Consulting
▼1%



Accounting
▼6%

Quickbooks
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 95 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 11%
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