The average salary for a Senior Tax Manager is $129,145.
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Job Description for Senior Tax Manager
The primary role that senior tax managers fill is ensuring corporate compliance with all applicable local, state, and federal tax obligations. In addition, senior tax managers develop internal policies relating to taxation and implement these policies into existing accounting practices. Oversight of internal audits is another important aspect of senior tax managers’ duties. The staff members who work in a corporate tax office typically report to a senior tax manager. This managerial relationshi…Read more
Senior Tax Manager Tasks
- Mentor and review tax associates to develop people and revenue.
- Lead primary review of complicated or unusual tax documents.
- Research and document tax strategies and new laws.
- Manage and document compliance.
- Oversee tax planning and research, and create plans and goals to advise clients.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Tax Manager
The top respondents for the job title Senior Tax Manager are from the companies EY (Ernst & Young), KPMG, LLP and Deloitte. Reported salaries are highest at Deloitte where the average pay is $150,260. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include EY (Ernst & Young) and PricewaterhouseCoopers, earning around $149,390 and $147,395, respectively. Deloitte Tax LLP pays the lowest at around $132,612. BDO Seidman, LLP and Deloitte & Touche LLP also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $133,483 and $135,882, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Senior Tax Manager
Skills in Tax Consulting and Legal Research are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounting, Tax Preparation and Tax Compliance.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Tax Manager
An early career Senior Tax Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $94,551 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Senior Tax Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $123,239 based on 234 salaries. An experienced Senior Tax Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $132,523 based on 674 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $131,100.
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Employees with Senior Tax Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 20.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (5.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (5.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Seattle, Washington (1.3% less), Charlotte, North Carolina (0.7% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (0.7% less).
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