Median pay for Tax Accountants with Tax Consulting skills lies in the neighborhood of $57K per year. Final cash compensation to Tax Accountants with Tax Consulting skills varies from around $41K to approximately $81K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $6K and $12K, respectively. This group's pay is mainly influenced by career duration, followed by the particular city and the particular employer. Work is enjoyable for Tax Accountants with Tax Consulting skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women Tax Accountants with Tax Consulting skills who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Although nearly one in four lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and just over a half get dental coverage, too. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$42,060 - $79,503
(Median)
$42K
$57K
$80K
MEDIAN: $56,941
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$15.16 - $35.82
(Median)
$15
$24
$36
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$42,060 - $79,503  
   
Bonus
$436.31 - $5,980  
Profit Sharing
$973 - $12,080  
Commission
$4,000  
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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$41,186 - $80,510  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 298
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.16 - $35.82  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $46.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$436.31 - $5,980  
   
Commission
$4,000  
Profit Sharing
$973 - $12,080  
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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$41,186 - $80,510  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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Pay for Tax Accountants with Tax Consulting skills is the lowest at EY (Ernst & Young), which has a median salary of $56K. In addition, there's little room to grow there, with salaries maxing out at $72K.

Pay by Experience Level for Tax Accountant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Tax Accountants with Tax Consulting skills, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $55K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $61K on average — a distinctly larger sum. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $68K in this role. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $74K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Tax Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$57,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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