Tax Supervisor Salary

Tax Supervisors in the United States can expect to earn an average of $72K annually. Total cash compensation to Tax Supervisors approaches anywhere from $52K on the lower end to $92K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $9K from bonuses and upwards of $13K from profit sharing. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Tax Supervisors. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The majority of Tax Supervisors (60 percent) who took the survey are female. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$53,985 - $90,402
(Median)
$54K
$72K
$90K
MEDIAN: $72,327
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$10.12 - $39.37
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$14
$39
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
$53,985 - $90,402  
   
Bonus
$0.86 - $9,123  
Profit Sharing
$1,250 - $12,500  
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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$52,157 - $92,251  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 252
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$10.12 - $39.37  
   
Overtime
$25.57 - $57.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.86 - $9,123  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,250 - $12,500  
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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$52,157 - $92,251  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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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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Many Tax Supervisors move into a Tax Manager role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $91K per year.

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Popular Skills for Tax Supervisor


Tax Supervisors who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Tax Consulting and Tax Compliance are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 7 percent and 6 percent, respectively. The majority of those who know Tax Compliance also know Tax Preparation.

Pay by Experience Level for Tax Supervisor

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


Tax Supervisors do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $62K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $75K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Tax Supervisors see a median salary of $78K after reaching one to two decades on the job. As Tax Supervisors reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $82K.

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Experience Affects Tax Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$74,000


Skills That Affect Tax Supervisor Salaries



Tax Preparation
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National Average
$74,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 13%
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