A Mid-Career Tax Preparer earns an average wage of $13.32 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Accounting and Quickbooks.

$19,653 - $72,550
(Median)
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$73K
MEDIAN: $39,699
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$9.21 - $24.95
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$19,653 - $72,550  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,143  
Profit Sharing
$300.00  
Commission
$150.03 - $20,000  
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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$19,908 - $58,700  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.21 - $24.95  
   
Overtime
$12.66 - $28.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,143  
   
Commission
$150.03 - $20,000  
Profit Sharing
$300.00  
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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$19,908 - $58,700  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 230
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Skills That Affect Tax Preparer Salaries

Accounting
up arrow 14%

Quickbooks
up arrow 11%

Tax Consulting
up arrow 3%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 2%

Tax Compliance
up arrow 1%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 1%

National Average
$31,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
medical benefits
Vision: 5%
dental benefits
None: 84%
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