A Tax Analyst earns an average salary of $58,749 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Sales Tax Reports and Payroll Tax Compliance. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$43,343 - $77,235
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MEDIAN: $58,749
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$13.76 - $31.54
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$43,343 - $77,235  
   
Bonus
$494.58 - $8,628  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,863  
Total Pay (?
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$41,206 - $80,522  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 441
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.76 - $31.54  
   
Overtime
$16.00 - $45.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$494.58 - $8,628  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,863  
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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$41,206 - $80,522  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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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

National Average: $58,897

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What is it like working as a Tax Analyst?

Tax Analyst in Jacksonville:
"Team work."
Pros: Learning experience, varied training environment and exposure to different facets of taxation.

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Experience Affects Tax Analyst Salaries




National Average
$59,000


Skills That Affect Tax Analyst Salaries

Sales Tax Reports
up arrow 24%

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 10%

Tax Compliance
up arrow 4%

Research Analysis
up arrow 4%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$59,000

Accounting
up arrow 6%

Data Analysis
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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