Tax Clerk Salary

A Tax Clerk earns an average wage of $13.62 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$20,307 - $38,885
(Median)
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$30K
$39K
MEDIAN: $30,490
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$9.18 - $18.84
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$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$20,307 - $38,885  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,973  
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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$20,078 - $40,137  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.18 - $18.84  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.74  
Overtime
$12.00 - $32.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,973  
   
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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$20,078 - $40,137  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 66
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Job Description for Tax Clerk

Tax clerks are responsible for a variety of tax-related tasks, such as sending bills, collecting tax payments, and filing and paying sales tax returns. They work primarily for governmental departments and agencies, but also private firms and businesses.

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Tax Clerk Tasks

  • 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.

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Experience Affects Tax Clerk Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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