Tax Specialist Salary

A Tax Specialist earns an average salary of $48,793 per year. A skill in Payroll Tax Compliance is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$31,762 - $76,019
(Median)
$32K
$49K
$76K
MEDIAN: $48,792
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$10.95 - $25.80
(Median)
$11
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$31,762 - $76,019  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,411  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,255  
Commission
$800  
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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$28,047 - $70,613  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 222
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.95 - $25.80  
   
Overtime
$14.83 - $37.92  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,411  
   
Commission
$800  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,255  
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).
)
$28,047 - $70,613  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 134
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Job Description for Tax Specialist

Tax specialists work with individuals, small businesses, and large companies on tax-related issues. They are responsible for researching and understanding the implications of relevant tax laws, as well as meeting clients to gather information and explain their options. These specialist also meet with Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and customs officials on behalf of the client, and they complete different tax forms and audit their clients' tax records. One of the tax specialist's primary duties is tax planning, advising clients on how to reduce the amount they must pay; they also work on tax compliance, preparing and submitting tax return forms.

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Experience Affects Tax Specialist Salaries




National Average
$44,000


Skills That Affect Tax Specialist Salaries



Tax Preparation
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National Average
$44,000

Sales Tax Reports
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 76 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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