Tax Supervisor Salary

Tax Supervisors in the United States take home an average $72K annually. With some bonuses approaching $9K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $13K, overall incomes of Tax Supervisors spread between $52K and $92K depending on individual performance. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Most Tax Supervisors report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. The majority of Tax Supervisors (60 percent) who took the survey are women. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$54,074 - $90,560

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$10.12 - $39.37

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$54,074 - $90,560  
   
Bonus
$1.14 - $8,877  
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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$52,336 - $92,426  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 257
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
$1.14 - $8,877  
   
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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$52,336 - $92,426  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 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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Advancing into a Tax Manager role seems to be a popular career move for Tax Supervisors, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income of $91K per year.

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Popular Skills for Tax Supervisor


Tax Supervisors only report a few specific skills. Tax Consulting and Tax Compliance are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 7 percent and 6 percent, respectively. Most people familiar with 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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Tax Supervisors — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. The average beginner in this position makes around $62K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $75K. Tax Supervisors bring in $77K after working for 10 to 20 years. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $82K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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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 61 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 12%
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