Salaries for Experienced Tax Directors are generous, with average pay above six figures ($149K) per year. Total incomes of Experienced Tax Directors incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $41K from bonuses and close to $20K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $121K and $230K. Men working as Experienced Tax Directors who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 50 percent. Job satisfaction for Experienced Tax Directors is high. Almost all claim medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$109,273 - $196,648
MEDIAN: $149,471

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$109,273 - $196,648  
$9,811 - $40,705  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,947  
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$121,008 - $230,079  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 262
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $162,060

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For Experienced Tax Directors, working in the bustling city of San Jose has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Experienced Tax Directors will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+35 percent), Washington (+26 percent), New York (+18 percent), and Seattle (+12 percent). In Nashville, salaries are 20 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Employers in Phoenix and San Diego also lean toward paying below-median salaries (11 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Tax Director Salaries

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Tax Compliance
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.


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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
medical benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 6%