Tax Accountant with Tax Consulting Skills Salary

Earnings for Tax Accountants with Tax Consulting skills come in at around $57K annually on average. 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. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography and the particular employer. Women Tax Accountants with Tax Consulting skills who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just under a third lack any form of coverage — but the greater part have medical insurance, and roughly one-half have dental, too. The majority of Tax Accountants with Tax Consulting skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$41,977 - $78,356
$42K
$57K
$78K
MEDIAN: $56,567
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$15.16 - $38.25
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MEDIAN: $23.31
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$41,977 - $78,356  
   
Bonus
$289.06 - $6,022  
Profit Sharing
$976 - $12,000  
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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$40,930 - $80,702  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 282
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.16 - $38.25  
   
Overtime
$0.30 - $47.37  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$289.06 - $6,022  
   
Commission
$4,000  
Profit Sharing
$976 - $12,000  
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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$40,930 - $80,702  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 62

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Pay by Experience Level for Tax Accountant

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


For many Tax Accountants with Tax Consulting skills, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $54K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $61K on average. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $63K in this role. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $77K.

Key Stats for Tax Accountant

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 67 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Tax Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
▲35%

Experienced
▲11%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$57,000

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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