Entry-Level Tax Preparer Salary

The average wage for an Entry-Level Tax Preparer is $11.25 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Accounting, Quickbooks, Bookkeeping, and Tax Compliance.

$18,998 - $59,210
$19K
$40K
$59K
MEDIAN: $39,528
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$8.75 - $19.55
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$11
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MEDIAN: $11.25
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$18,998 - $59,210  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,894  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,128  
Commission
$0.14 - $2,715  
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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$18,408 - $46,351  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 104
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$8.75 - $19.55  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.83  
Overtime
$12.90 - $30.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,894  
   
Commission
$0.14 - $2,715  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,128  
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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$18,408 - $46,351  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 577

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Key Stats for Tax Preparer

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 72 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
12%
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Skills That Affect Tax Preparer Salaries

▲26%

▲26%

▲13%




National Average
$25,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 81%