A Tax Clerk earns an average wage of $13.85 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Tax Clerk Total Pay (?
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$20,511 - $49,096
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MEDIAN: $32,339
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Tax Clerk Total Pay (?
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$9.97 - $18.19
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$20,511 - $49,096  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,510  
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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$20,829 - $43,103  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 84
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.97 - $18.19  
   
Overtime
$7.55 - $28.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,510  
   
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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$20,829 - $43,103  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 84
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Job Description for Tax Clerk
  • File electronic data for sales, use, or personal tax returns.
  • Answer questions, resolve issues, and track down discrepancies regarding tax data.
  • Prepare and reconcile accounting and tax documents for individuals or organizations.

Experience Affects Tax Clerk Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$31,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 23 votes.
Gender
Female
90%
female alumni
 
Male
10%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 23%
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