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Tax Analyst Salary

The average pay for a Tax Analyst is $54,221 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$40,750 - $73,209
(Median)
$41K
$54K
$73K
MEDIAN: $54,221
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$12.84 - $26.56
(Median)
$13
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$40,750 - $73,209  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,192  
Profit Sharing
$405.47 - $7,692  
Commission
$0.00 - $20,000  
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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$39,554 - $75,658  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 672
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.84 - $26.56  
   
Overtime
$19.50 - $38.88  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,192  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $20,000  
Profit Sharing
$405.47 - $7,692  
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).
)
$39,554 - $75,658  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 79

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Job Description for Tax Analyst

Tax analysts are in charge of processing tax-related documentation for their organization. They are responsible for interacting with tax authorities to clear up tax discrepancies. They manage, and audit inventories following specific company procedures, communicate their findings to superiors, and interact with other analysts, external auditors, and tax employees. Tax analysts also review company data and analyze it to obtain the best tax benefits for their organization, as well as create informative reports for executives.

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Tax Analyst Tasks

  • Oversee preparation for and the conducting of audits.
  • Analyze a company’s tax policies to make sure they are in compliance with the law.
  • Calculate the taxes a company owes and process and file tax returns.
  • Understand local, state, and federal tax laws and stay up to date on changes to laws.

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Pay by Experience Level for Tax Analyst

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

Pay Difference by Location

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Experience Affects Tax Analyst Salaries




National Average
$55,000


Skills That Affect Tax Analyst Salaries

Tax Compliance
up arrow 4%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 2%

Accounting
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$55,000

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 8%

Data Analysis
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 151 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 10%
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