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

With a little more than half of Tax Examiners and Revenue Agents at U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Tax Examiners and Revenue Agents at U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is $66K annually and can range from $34K on the lower end to $111K per year near the higher end. Most Tax Examiners and Revenue Agents at U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a little over a half earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$34,095 - $110,456
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$34K
$66K
$110K
MEDIAN: $65,782
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$34,482 - $110,589  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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Pay by Experience Level for Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent at U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

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


Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $58K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $67K. Tax Examiners and Revenue Agents at U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $52K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $86K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 33%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$65,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent at U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Salaries

Auditing
up arrow 30%

Tax Compliance
up arrow 3%

National Average
$65,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 8%
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