Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Senior Tax Accountant is $72,761
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Tax Accountants?
An early career Senior Tax Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,342 based on 800 salaries. A mid-career Senior Tax Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,436 based on 666 salaries. An experienced …Read more
What Do Senior Tax Accountants Do?
Senior tax accountants provide an important managerial role in producing tax returns for individual clients as well as businesses. They preside over a team of tax accountant specialists to make sure that the proper amount is being paid by clients to the IRS, state, and local governments. Senior tax accountants must work to ensure that a client pays what is due without overpaying or underpaying. They must have a keen understanding of all tax laws, which change from year to year.
Many senior …Read more