Average Accountant with Tax Preparation Skills Salary

$51,073
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,977
Bonus
$1,000
Commission
$1,921
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The average salary for an Accountant with Tax Preparation skills is $51,073.
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$38k
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$72k
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What Do Accountants Do?

Popular Employer Salaries for Accountant

The top respondents for the job title Accountant are from the companies CliftonLarsonAllen, Premier, Inc. and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Reported salaries are highest at Abc Corp. where the average pay is $61,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include PricewaterhouseCoopers, earning around $59,000. Premier, Inc. pays the lowest at around $38,000. Promega Corporation also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $46,414.

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What Are Popular Skills for Accountants?

Skills in General Ledger Accounting, Financial Reporting and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Bookkeeping and Accounts Payable.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Accountants?

An entry-level Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $46,776 based on 99 salaries. An early career Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,185 based on 938 salaries. A mid-career Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,886 based on 454 salaries. An experienced Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,866 based on 346 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $55,587.
Employees with Accountant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 24.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (19.9% more) and Chicago, Illinois (19.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (5.7% less) and Miami, Florida (0.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,116 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.7%
Early Career
44.3%
Mid Career
21.5%
Experienced
16.4%
Late Career
13.2%