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Tax Supervisor Salary

Median pay for Tax Supervisors in the United States is around $72K annually. In the world of Tax Supervisors, overall income ranges from $52K near the bottom to $93K at the top; this can include more than $10K from bonuses and more than $5K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just under a half. More than half of Tax Supervisors (62 percent) survey participants are women. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$54,201 - $90,516
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$54K
$72K
$91K
MEDIAN: $72,308
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$10.05 - $39.66
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$54,201 - $90,516  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,682  
Profit Sharing
$1,030 - $4,848  
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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$52,418 - $92,694  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 240
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$10.05 - $39.66  
   
Overtime
$25.46 - $57.32  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,682  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,030 - $4,848  
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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$52,418 - $92,694  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Job Description for Tax Supervisor

  • Hire and train staff and create departmental documents as needed.
  • Manage staff and over departmental needs for budgeting, task priorities, and billing.
  • Evaluate tax returns for individuals, businesses, and non-profit organizations.
  • Act as subject matter expert for particularly complex tax issues.

Common Career Paths for Tax Supervisor


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As Tax Supervisors transition into upper-level roles such as Senior Tax Manager, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Senior Tax Managers earn $120K on average per year.

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Popular Skills for Tax Supervisor


Typical Tax Supervisors report a focused set of job skills. Skill set and salary are closely correlated, and individuals who are practiced in Tax Consulting, Tax Compliance and Tax Preparation abilities will see corresponding pay increases between 3 percent and 8 percent. It is often found that people who know Tax Compliance are also skilled in Tax Preparation.

Pay by Experience Level for Tax Supervisor

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Tax Supervisors — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $61K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $75K. Tax Supervisors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $79K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $82K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Tax Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%



National Average
$74,000


Skills That Affect Tax Supervisor Salaries



Tax Preparation
up arrow 3%

National Average
$74,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
52%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 14%