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Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountant Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants lies in the neighborhood of $62K annually. In the world of Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants, total cash compensation can vary between $51K and $80K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $7K and $5K, respectively. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants making up 53 percent of survey respondents. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$49,766 - $76,506
(Median)
$50K
$62K
$77K
MEDIAN: $61,581
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$19.98 - $33.51
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$20
$27
$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$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$49,766 - $76,506  
   
Bonus
$489.55 - $7,235  
Profit Sharing
$565 - $4,966  
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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$50,514 - $80,338  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,236
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$19.98 - $33.51  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $45.14  
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
$489.55 - $7,235  
   
Commission
$965 - $1,035  
Profit Sharing
$565 - $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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$50,514 - $80,338  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountant


Pay for Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants is best at PricewaterhouseCoopers, which offers a median salary of $74K. However, the highest reported salaries don't seem to be much higher than the lowest ones; the pay range here runs from $63K to $91K.

Salaries are easily beat at Grant Thornton Llp, where median pay comes to just $65K, the lowest in the field. What's more, with base pay starting at $60K and ending at $86K, range in salary is rather small.

Pay Difference by Location


For Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+16 percent), Chicago (+8 percent), San Francisco (+5 percent), and Boston (+5 percent). The lowest-paying market is St. Louis, which sits 13 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Tampa and Minneapolis (11 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountant Salaries

Financial Reporting
up arrow 10%

Tax Consulting
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Research Analysis
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Legal Research
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Software Knowledge
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Tax Preparation
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National Average
$64,000

Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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Quickbooks
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 315 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 9%