Tax Analyst Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Tax Analyst is $52,449 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Tax Analyst Total Pay (?
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$39,407 - $71,841
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MEDIAN: $52,448
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Tax Analyst Total Pay (?
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$12.96 - $24.82
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$39,407 - $71,841  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,249  
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $7,450  
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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$38,509 - $74,153  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 753
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.96 - $24.82  
   
Overtime
$20.63 - $37.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,249  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $20,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $7,450  
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).
)
$38,509 - $74,153  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 753
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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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Experience Affects Tax Analyst Salaries

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$53,000

Skills That Affect Tax Analyst Salaries

Microsoft Excel
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Gender

Female
53%
female alumni
 
Male
47%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 10%
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