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Tax Supervisor Salary

Tax Supervisors in the United States can expect wages of $72K per year on average. Total cash compensation to Tax Supervisors approaches anywhere from $53K on the lower end to $92K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $8K from bonuses and upwards of $5K from profit sharing. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The majority of Tax Supervisors (63 percent) who took the survey are women. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$54,264 - $89,896
(Median)
$54K
$72K
$90K
MEDIAN: $72,222
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$10.39 - $39.81
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$54,264 - $89,896  
   
Bonus
$0.45 - $8,154  
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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$52,676 - $92,239  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 235
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$10.39 - $39.81  
   
Overtime
$22.69 - $57.11  
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
$0.45 - $8,154  
   
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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$52,676 - $92,239  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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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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Tax Supervisors may go on to top-notch roles like Senior Tax Manager, where median pay is $119K annually.

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Popular Skills for Tax Supervisor


Tax Supervisors report a narrow range of 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 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 with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $65K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $74K. For Tax Supervisors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $79K. Tax Supervisors with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $82K.

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Experience Affects Tax Supervisor Salaries

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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 67 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
54%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 14%