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Tax Analyst Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Tax Analyst is $53,551 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Tax Analyst Salary (?
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$40,347 - $72,591
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MEDIAN: $53,551
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Tax Analyst Salary (?
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$12.98 - $25.93
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$40,347 - $72,591  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,378  
Profit Sharing
$989 - $7,515  
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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$39,236 - $75,292  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 663
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.98 - $25.93  
   
Overtime
$20.23 - $38.34  
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.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,378  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $20,000  
Profit Sharing
$989 - $7,515  
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).
)
$39,236 - $75,292  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 77
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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

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Pay Difference By Location

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Seattle
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Chicago
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Boston
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Atlanta
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Columbus
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Tulsa
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Austin
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National Average
$54,000
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Experience Affects Tax Analyst Salaries

National Average
$54,000

Skills That Affect Tax Analyst Salaries

Tax Preparation
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Microsoft Excel
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$54,000
Accounting
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Data Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
54%
female alumni
 
Male
46%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
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: 66% employee benefits None: 10%