Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent Salary (United States)

A Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent earns an average salary of $44,265 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Auditing, Accounting, and Tax Compliance. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent Salary (?
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$29,499 - $82,913
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MEDIAN: $44,265
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Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent Salary (?
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$12.14 - $29.93
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$29,499 - $82,913  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,852  
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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$28,874 - $80,298  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 280
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.14 - $29.93  
   
Overtime
$17.57 - $41.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,852  
   
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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$28,874 - $80,298  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 71
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Job Description for Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent

  • Advise taxpayers regarding over­ or under­payment of taxes.
  • Ensure that all appropriate taxes are being paid and illegal deductions are not being taken.
  • Collect overdue tax payments and issue refunds accordingly.
  • Review both personal and corporate local, state, and federal tax returns for completeness and accuracy.
  • Conduct field and office audits of both businesses and individuals.

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$43,000
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Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent in Athens:
"Work Flexibility."
Pros: Hours are good and the ability to take time off when needed.
Cons: Dealing with public.

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Experience Affects Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 50%
Experienced
up arrow 18%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$43,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

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

up arrow 36%
Accounting
up arrow 26%
National Average
$43,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 106 votes.

Gender

Female
55%
female alumni
 
Male
45%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 13%