Tax Accounting Manager Salary

Slightly more than half of Tax Accounting Managers in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $55K to $139K per year, but median earnings come to around $86K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $15K and $30K, respectively — total cash payment to Tax Accounting Managers can bottom out near $55K or peak near $139K depending on individual performance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 55 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the greater part earn dental coverage.

$59,635 - $126,470

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Salary
$59,635 - $126,470  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $15,187  
Profit Sharing
$2,281 - $29,590  
Total Pay (?
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$55,457 - $138,892  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 101
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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.

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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 often transition into Senior Tax Manager positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Senior Tax Managers earn $120K per year.

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Tax Accounting Managers only report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Tax Consulting, Tax Preparation, and Tax Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts ranging from 6 percent to 16 percent.

Pay by Experience Level for Tax Accounting Manager

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


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $76K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $93K. Tax Accounting Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $96K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $88K.

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Experience Affects Tax Accounting Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$89,000

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Tax Accounting Manager Salaries

Tax Consulting
up arrow 16%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 16%


National Average
$89,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 9%
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