Tax Consultant Salary

Very senior Tax Consultants rake in top-notch pay; their $121K-salary trumps the national average for others in this profession ($58K annually). Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $63K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $57K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Tax Consultants make a median salary of $61K. Professionals who have racked up more than two decades of experience enjoy comfortable salaries; at this stage, median wages are a cushy $121K. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$46,205 - $92,318
$46K
$58K
$92K
MEDIAN: $58,204
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$11.63 - $89.39
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$89
MEDIAN: $22.51
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,205 - $92,318  
   
Bonus
$480.47 - $10,406  
Profit Sharing
$3,439  
Commission
$5,000  
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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$41,066 - $102,806  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 180
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$11.63 - $89.39  
   
Overtime
$0.30 - $43.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$480.47 - $10,406  
   
Commission
$5,000  
Profit Sharing
$3,439  
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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$41,066 - $102,806  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 38

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Job Description for Tax Consultant

Tax consultants work with clients on their tax-related issues, such as filing a tax return. For individuals and businesses with complicated estates, preparing a tax return may be legally and logistically complex; due to the complexity and length of these returns, a tax professional is often retained by the client over multiple years.

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Tax Consultants who advance into the role of a Tax Manager are fairly uncommon. Tax Managers on average earn $93K per year.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Tax Consultant


Employees at Deloitte Tax LLP enjoy the biggest paychecks, and $60K is the median salary. Range in pay, on the other hand, is narrow, with lower figures hovering around $51K and higher ones not far away at only $79K.

Deloitte offers the least pay with a median salary of $55K; furthermore, salaries there max out at only $77K.

Popular Skills for Tax Consultant


Tax Consultants report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with Tax Consulting, Tax Compliance, and Tax Preparation can expect to be compensated well for these skills. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Tax Preparation. Most people experienced in Tax Compliance also know Tax Preparation.

Pay by Experience Level for Tax Consultant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Key Stats for Tax Consultant

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Tax Consultant Salaries

▲106%

▲7%

▲4%

National Average
$59,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Tax Consultant Salaries


Tax Compliance
▼0%

National Average
$59,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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