Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountant Salary

The average Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountant earns approximately $63K annually. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants approaches anywhere from $52K on the lower end to $81K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $7K from bonuses and upwards of $5K from profit sharing. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants report high levels of job satisfaction. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants making up 52 percent of survey respondents. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,759 - $77,321

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$20.27 - $33.48

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$50,759 - $77,321  
   
Bonus
$97.66 - $7,310  
Profit Sharing
$498.33 - $4,953  
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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$51,607 - $81,121  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,119
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$20.27 - $33.48  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $47.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$97.66 - $7,310  
   
Profit Sharing
$498.33 - $4,953  
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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$51,607 - $81,121  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountant


EY (Ernst & Young), Deloitte Tax LLP, Grant Thornton Llp, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and KPMG, LLP are among the top companies that take on many Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants. With a median salary of $72K, PricewaterhouseCoopers 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 $62K and are capped at $87K.

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 $82K, range in salary is rather small.

Pay Difference by Location


For Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants, busy San Jose offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 19 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+18 percent), Seattle (+13 percent), Los Angeles (+8 percent), and Chicago (+7 percent). Trailing the national average by 13 percent, St. Louis is the market with the smallest paychecks. Below-median salaries also turn up in Minneapolis and Dallas (8 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountant Salaries

Accounting
up arrow 6%

Legal Research
up arrow 6%

Tax Consulting
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Research Analysis
up arrow 4%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 4%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 4%

Tax Compliance
up arrow 3%

Tax Preparation
0%

National Average
$65,000

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 235 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 9%
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