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

The average pay for a Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent is $43,767 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Auditing, Tax Compliance, and Accounting.
Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent Total Pay (?
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$29,759 - $81,577
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MEDIAN: $43,766
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Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent Total Pay (?
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$11.88 - $30.41
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$29,759 - $81,577  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,942  
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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$28,940 - $79,758  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 370
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$11.88 - $30.41  
   
Overtime
$19.44 - $48.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,942  
   
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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$28,940 - $79,758  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 370
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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.

Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Houston
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National Average
$43,000
Austin
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Atlanta
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Experience Affects Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 57%
Experienced
up arrow 15%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$43,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

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

up arrow 24%
Accounting
up arrow 21%
National Average
$43,000
Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
54%
female alumni
 
Male
46%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 13%
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