Tax Supervisor Salary

Tax Supervisors in the United States take home approximately $72K per year on average. In the world of Tax Supervisors, overall income ranges from $52K near the bottom to $92K at the top; this can include more than $9K from bonuses and more than $13K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geographic location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Tax Supervisors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Women account for the majority of Tax Supervisors who responded to the questionnaire — 62 percent to be exact. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$54,003 - $90,502
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$54K
$72K
$91K
MEDIAN: $72,466
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$10.12 - $39.37
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$39
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$54,003 - $90,502  
   
Bonus
$0.79 - $9,192  
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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$52,193 - $92,269  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 253
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$10.12 - $39.37  
   
Overtime
$25.73 - $57.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.79 - $9,192  
   
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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$52,193 - $92,269  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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 usually 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. 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.


For Tax Supervisors, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $62K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $75K. Tax Supervisors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $78K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $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 61 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 13%
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