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Tax Accountant Assistant Salary (United States)

A Tax Accountant Assistant earns an average wage of $17.88 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Tax Compliance is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Tax Accountant Assistant Salary (?
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$30,571 - $69,447
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $49,515
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Tax Accountant Assistant Salary (?
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$10.33 - $25.73
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,571 - $69,447  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,232  
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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$25,495 - $62,488  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.33 - $25.73  
   
Overtime
$16.77 - $39.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,232  
   
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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$25,495 - $62,488  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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Job Description for Tax Accountant Assistant

An assistant tax accountant generally assists a tax accountant in fulfilling duties related to preparing taxes. The job may involve working at a tax accounting firm or simply for a company which needs an in-house tax accountant department. One of the main duties involves filling out tax returns, both federal and state, and often with foreign countries. The assistant will also help the accountant carry out tax analyses to discover errors and/or inefficiencies.
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Tax Accountant Assistant Tasks
  • Ensure compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Analyze tax regulations and recommend policies that minimize tax burden.
  • Prepare tax returns and reports, maintain records, analyze and research complex tax issues.
  • Provides support during audits.

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Experience Affects Tax Accountant Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
Experienced
up arrow 7%
National Average
$44,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Skills That Affect Tax Accountant Assistant Salaries

Tax Compliance
up arrow 37%
National Average
$44,000
Tax Preparation
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
72%
female alumni
 
Male
28%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 41%