What am I worth?
Get a free salary report »
What should I pay?
Pay the right way »

Tax Supervisor Salary

Average Tax Supervisors in the United States make around $72K per year. Cash earnings for Tax Supervisors — including $9K in bonuses and $13K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $52K to $93K depending on individual performance. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Tax Supervisors is high. More than half of Tax Supervisors (61 percent) survey participants are women. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a majority earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Read More
$53,940 - $90,390
(Median)
$54K
$72K
$90K
MEDIAN: $72,139
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$10.09 - $39.51
(Median)
$10
$14
$40
MEDIAN: $13.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

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.
)
$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$53,940 - $90,390  
   
Bonus
$0.70 - $9,274  
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).
)
$52,452 - $92,508  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 254
National Hourly Rate 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.
)
$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$10.09 - $39.51  
   
Overtime
$25.66 - $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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.70 - $9,274  
   
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).
)
$52,452 - $92,508  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

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


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px


Tax Supervisors often transition into Tax Manager positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Tax Managers earn $91K per year.

Tax Supervisor Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Skills for Tax Supervisor


Typical Tax Supervisors report a focused set of job skills. Tax Consulting and Tax Compliance are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 7 percent and 6 percent, respectively. Most people skilled in Tax Compliance are similarly competent in Tax Preparation.

Pay by Experience Level for Tax Supervisor

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $62K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $75K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $78K in this role. Tax Supervisors who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $81K on average.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Tax Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%



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 66 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
51%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 14%
ADVERTISEMENT