Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent at U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Salary

For Tax Examiners and Revenue Agents at U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS), yearly average wages total $71K annually. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 58 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and more than half earn dental coverage. Most Tax Examiners and Revenue Agents at U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) like their work and job satisfaction is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$36,209 - $108,654
$36K
$71K
$110K
MEDIAN: $71,328
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$16.06 - $21.88
$19
MEDIAN: $19.48
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$36,209 - $108,654  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
Profit Sharing
$1,950  
Total Pay (?
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$33,705 - $104,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.48  
   
Overtime
$47.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,950  
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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$33,705 - $104,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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Pay by Experience Level for Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent

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


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $68K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $55K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $48K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $87K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

Key Stats for Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
031
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
28%
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Experience Affects Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$65,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Skills That Affect Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent Salaries

Auditing
up arrow 10%


National Average
$65,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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