Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountant Salary

The average Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountant can expect to rake in roughly $68K annually. Total cash earnings of Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants range from $57K on the low end to $85K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $9K and $4K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Men working as Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 56 percent. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$56,003 - $81,019
$56K
$68K
$81K
MEDIAN: $67,707
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$15.04 - $39.22
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$39
MEDIAN: $29.43
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$0$85K
Salary $56,003 - $81,019
Bonus $998 - $9,308
Profit Sharing $685 - $4,965
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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$56,592 - $85,281
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 641
Hourly Data $0$52
Hourly Rate $15.04 - $39.22
Overtime $25.47 - $52.20
Annual Data $0$85K
Bonus $998 - $9,308
Profit Sharing $685 - $4,965
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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$56,592 - $85,281
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

Senior Tax Accountant Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Tax Accountant


EY (Ernst & Young), Deloitte Tax LLP, PricewaterhouseCoopers, KPMG, LLP, and Grant Thornton Llp are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants. Although KPMG, LLP offers the highest salaries (median pay is $78K), survey participants reported a rather limited pay range of $72K to $87K. Also paying near the top of the field are Grant Thornton Llp at $77K, PricewaterhouseCoopers at $76K, and Mcgladrey, where Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants annually earn $71K.

Workers also receive paychecks lighter than average at EY (Ernst & Young) ($69K), Deloitte Tax LLP ($71K), and Mcgladrey ($71K).

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,903

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

With a pay rate for Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants that is 18 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level Senior Tax Accountants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+16 percent), Los Angeles (+11 percent), San Diego (+9 percent), and Chicago (+7 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in St. Louis, 18 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Minneapolis and Houston (8 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

Senior Tax Accountant Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Senior Tax Accountant in Broadview:
"Federal and State tax compliance and audit."

Senior Tax Accountant in Dallas:
"That the room for advancement was limited."
Make sure that you will have a chance at some point to advance into management.

Senior Tax Accountant in Tucson:
"3 months of year are highly stressed."
Be patient, be thorough.

Key Stats for Senior Tax Accountant

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 112 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
25%

Skills That Affect Senior Tax Accountant Salaries

Legal Research
▲3%


Microsoft Word
▲2%


Sales Tax Reports
▲1%

Tax Compliance
▼0%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

Financial Reporting
▼0%

National Average
$70,000

Tax Consulting
▼1%



Accounting
▼6%

Quickbooks
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 112 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 12%