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Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent Salary

A Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent earns an average salary of $44,562 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.
$29,287 - $83,849
(Median)
$29K
$45K
$84K
MEDIAN: $44,562
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$11.94 - $29.34
(Median)
$12
$18
$29
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$29,287 - $83,849  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,833  
Total Pay (?
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$28,497 - $80,874  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 271
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.94 - $29.34  
   
Overtime
$17.49 - $44.98  
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,833  
   
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).
)
$28,497 - $80,874  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent

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

Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent Reviews

What is it like working as a Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent?

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 53%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

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

up arrow 36%

Accounting
up arrow 24%


National Average
$43,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 91 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 12%