The average Tax Accounting Manager in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $85K per year. Most Tax Accounting Managers survey respondents are women (79 percent). The majority of Tax Accounting Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$62,069 - $126,384
MEDIAN: $84,618

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$62,069 - $126,384  
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$54,631 - $135,091  
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Job Description for Tax Accounting Manager

A tax accountant manager is a person who supervises the preparation of tax reports on monthly, quarterly, and yearly bases. The tax account manager helps to ensure compliance with existing federal tax laws, typically supervising a team of tax accountants for the company. The tax accountant manager will also normally be responsible for reporting tax expenses for official documentation purposes, as well as tax process auditing. Finally, the tax account manager helps the company with tax planning moving forward, helping the company control this expense as much as possible.


Tax Accounting Manager Tasks

  • Interact with clients to obtain necessary information, identify needs, and meet deadlines.
  • Supervise tax accounting staff and all reporting.
  • Prepare and review reporting requirements and documentation for income, taxation, and compliance.
  • Analyze, evaluate, and improve tax reporting process and reports.

Common Career Paths for Tax Accounting Manager

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Tax Accounting Managers who move on to become Senior Tax Managers may enjoy significant pay raises, as Senior Tax Managers get paid an average of $123K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Tax Accounting Manager

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

Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $76K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $85K on average — a distinctly larger sum. For Tax Accounting Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $87K. Tax Accounting Managers who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $84K.

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Experience Affects Tax Accounting Manager Salaries

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Skills That Affect Tax Accounting Manager Salaries

Tax Consulting
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Tax Compliance

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.


79 %
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 9%