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Average Senior Tax Accountant Salary

$72,008
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,983
Bonus
$900
Commission
$2,463
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Senior Tax Accountant is $72,008.
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$58k
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$72k
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$91k
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$58k - $91k
Bonus
$1k - $10k
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$968 - $6k
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$203 - $1k
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$58k - $97k
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What Do Senior Tax Accountants Do?

Job Satisfaction for Senior Tax Accountant

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The top respondents for the job title Senior Tax Accountant are from the companies EY (Ernst & Young), Moss Adams LLP and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Reported salaries are highest at PricewaterhouseCoopers where the average pay is $79,683. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include EY (Ernst & Young) and KPMG, LLP, earning around $77,010 and $75,760, respectively. Moss Adams LLP pays the lowest at around $67,126. CliftonLarsonAllen and Deloitte also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $68,519 and $70,724, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Senior Tax Accountants?

Skills in Tax Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Software Knowledge, Microsoft Excel, Tax Consulting and Tax Preparation.

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 $69,608 based on 827 salaries. A mid-career Senior Tax Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,864 based on 701 salaries. An experienced Senior Tax Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,921 based on 319 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $77,268.
Employees with Senior Tax Accountant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 13.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (8.3% more) and Seattle, Washington (6.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (1.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,991 survey responses.
Early Career
41.5%
Mid Career
35.2%
Experienced
16.0%
Late Career
7.2%