A Tax Preparer with Accounting skills earns an average wage of $15.03 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$20,411 - $76,596
$20K
$41K
$77K
MEDIAN: $41,271
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$9.44 - $25.76
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$15
$26
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$20,411 - $76,596  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,987  
Profit Sharing
$900  
Commission
$2,550  
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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$20,227 - $62,191  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 66
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.44 - $25.76  
   
Overtime
$12.32 - $35.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,987  
   
Commission
$2,550  
Profit Sharing
$900  
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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$20,227 - $62,191  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 176

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Pay by Experience Level for Tax Preparer

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

Key Stats for Tax Preparer

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Tax Preparer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 20%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
dental benefits
None: 79%
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