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Average Senior Tax Manager Salary

$129,807
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,166
Bonus
$3,500
Commission
$4,940
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Senior Tax Manager is $129,807.
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$96k
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$172k
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What Do Senior Tax Managers Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Senior Tax Manager

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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 KPMG, LLP, EY (Ernst & Young) and Deloitte. Reported salaries are highest at Armanino Mckenna Llp where the average pay is $164,750. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Deloitte and KPMG, LLP, earning around $151,400 and $145,501, respectively. Deloitte Tax LLP pays the lowest at around $126,769. Deloitte & Touche LLP and BDO Seidman, LLP also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $135,882 and $135,949, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Senior Tax Managers?

Skills in Legal Research are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounting, Tax Preparation, Tax Consulting and Tax Compliance.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Tax Managers?

An early career Senior Tax Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $92,588 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Senior Tax Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $123,183 based on 200 salaries. An experienced Senior Tax Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $133,020 based on 604 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $133,474.
Employees with Senior Tax Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 16.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (14.0% more) and Houston, Texas (5.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (2.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,036 survey responses.
Early Career
1.2%
Mid Career
19.3%
Experienced
58.3%
Late Career
21.2%

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