Tax Accountant in Houston, Texas Salary

The average Tax Accountant in Houston can expect to rake in roughly $55K per year. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Women make up the majority of Houston Tax Accountants (67 percent) who completed the questionnaire. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,009 - $71,306
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$55K
$71K
MEDIAN: $55,300
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$45,335 - $74,658  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

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Key Stats for Tax Accountant

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Tax Accountant Salaries

▲26%

▼0%

National Average
$55,000

Skills That Affect Tax Accountant Salaries

Tax Consulting
▲17%

Financial Analysis
▲13%


Microsoft Excel
▲4%

Quickbooks
▲4%

Software Knowledge
▲1%

National Average
$55,000


Sales Tax Reports
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼2%

Bookkeeping
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 19%