$48,399
Avg. Salary
$20.35
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,019

Bonus

$1,948

Profit Sharing

$9,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Enrolled Agent is $20.35 per hour.

The average pay for an Enrolled Agent is $48,399 per year.

10%
$13.14
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$30.69
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MEDIAN $20.35
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$30k
10%
$48k
50%
$74k
90%
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MEDIAN $48,399
$30,115 - $74,250
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MEDIAN: $48,399
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$0$75K
Salary $30,115 - $74,250
Bonus $204 - $8,074
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $11,074
Commission $511 - $46,978
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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$30,041 - $75,106
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 600
Hourly Data $0$47
Hourly Rate $13.14 - $30.69
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $20.03 - $47.55
Annual Data $0$75K
Bonus $204 - $8,074
Commission $511 - $46,978
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $11,074
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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$30,041 - $75,106
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 521

Job Description for Enrolled Agent

To facilitate communication and satisfy legal requirements (in the U.S.), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) confers the status of enrolled agent to individuals able to meet the education and testing requirements. People certified as an enrolled agent may then act as an intermediary for citizens and private businesses when interacting with the IRS on tax matters, questions, and disputes. Businesses that specialize in preparing tax returns or handling income tax resolution are the typical employers of enrolled agents.

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Enrolled Agent Tasks
  • Guide management's tax decisions by examining and discussing tax consequences of various financial options, recommending optimal course of action.
  • Remit tax payments by requesting disbursements.
  • Prepare federal, state, and local tax returns by collecting, analyzing, and formatting financial information.
  • Recommend strategies to minimize tax liability by studying tax regulations, searching out and evaluating tax options.
  • Determine impact of management's tax decisions by computing taxes.

Enrolled Agent Pay By Employer

$0$52K

H&R Block
42 profiles
$31,553

$32,368

Enrolled Agent Job Listings

Popular Skills for Enrolled Agent


Survey results imply that Enrolled Agents put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Payroll Tax Compliance, Tax Compliance, Tax Consulting, and Accounting are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 9 percent. Enrolled agent and Payroll Administration, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay. For most people, competency in Tax Consulting indicates knowledge of Tax Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Enrolled Agent

Pay by Experience for an Enrolled Agent has a positive trend. An entry-level Enrolled Agent with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 362 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Enrolled Agent with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 216 salaries. An experienced Enrolled Agent which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 182 salaries. An Enrolled Agent with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 103 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $47,781

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Enrolled Agents will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 30 percent. Enrolled Agents will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+28 percent), Denver (+27 percent), Phoenix (+24 percent), and Richmond (+23 percent). Compared to the national average, San Antonio Enrolled Agents have considerably lower salaries, 23 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Chicago (6 percent lower) and Portland (5 percent lower).

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Key Stats for Enrolled Agent

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 148 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
16%

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Experience Affects Enrolled Agent Salaries

▲25%

▲14%

▲4%

National Average
$48,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Enrolled Agent Salaries




▲3%


National Average
$48,000

▼3%

Payroll Administration
▼10%

enrolled agent
▼48%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 148 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
no benefits
None: 63%