A Tax Clerk earns an average wage of $14.40 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$24,955 - $44,835
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$32K
$45K
MEDIAN: $32,467
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90%

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$8.86 - $18.05
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$24,955 - $44,835  
   
Bonus
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$19,356 - $41,132  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.86 - $18.05  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.33  
Overtime
$23.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$2,000  
   
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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$19,356 - $41,132  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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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

  • Prepare and reconcile accounting and tax documents for individuals or organizations.
  • Answer questions, resolve issues, and track down discrepancies regarding tax data.
  • File electronic data for sales, use, or personal tax returns.

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Key Stats for Tax Clerk

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Tax Clerk Salaries

Entry-Level
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National Average
$31,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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