Tax Preparer at H&R Block Salary

Tax Preparers at H&R Block take home an average $10.15 per hour. Less than one-tenth report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and less than 10 percent collect vision insurance. For the most part, Tax Preparers at H&R Block enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Tax Preparers at H&R Block making up 70 percent. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$15,205 - $35,355
$15K
$26K
$35K
MEDIAN: $26,036
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$8.63 - $16.48
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$15,205 - $35,355  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,000  
Commission
$1,500  
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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$18,119 - $36,912  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.63 - $16.48  
   
Overtime
$14.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,000  
   
Commission
$1,500  
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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$18,119 - $36,912  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 84

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Pay by Experience Level for Tax Preparer

Pay by Experience for a Tax Preparer has a positive trend. An entry-level Tax Preparer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $21,000 based on 48 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Tax Preparer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Tax Preparer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $21,000 based on 17 salaries. A Tax Preparer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 9 salaries.

H&R Block Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Tax Preparer at H&R Block?

Tax Preparer in Fairhope:
"Career Research Memo."
Pros: I like my job at H&R Block because it is rewarding with a new challenge everyday. The pay is great during tax season but it ends very shortly.
Cons: The length of my job is the most disturbing part of my job.

Tax Preparer in Cincinnati:
"Taxes."
Pros: What I like most about my job is helping clients understand taxes and recommending the best tax solution for them. I like interacting with clients.
Cons: Some Greedy coworkers.

Key Stats for Tax Preparer

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Tax Preparer Salaries

Late-Career
▲24%

▲12%

National Average
$22,000

▼2%

▼4%

Skills That Affect Tax Preparer Salaries


Bookkeeping
▲20%



Quickbooks
▲5%

Accounting
▲4%


National Average
$22,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 93%
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