Average Tax Accountant with Tax Compliance Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Tax Accountant with Tax Compliance skills is $58,728.
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Job Description for Tax Accountant

The top respondents for the job title Tax Accountant are from the companies EY (Ernst & Young), PricewaterhouseCoopers and Moss Adams LLP. Reported salaries are highest at Moss Adams LLP where the average pay is $61,077. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include PricewaterhouseCoopers and Crowe Horwath LLP, earning around $60,255 and $59,749, respectively. Charter Communications, Inc. pays the lowest at around $49,554. Rubinbrown, Llp and EY (Ernst & Young) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $52,432 and $59,624, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Tax Accountant

Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Intuit QuickBooks, Tax Consulting, Microsoft Excel and Tax Preparation.

Pay by Experience Level for Tax Accountant

An entry-level Tax Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $53,605 based on 77 salaries. An early career Tax Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,766 based on 704 salaries. A mid-career Tax Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,845 based on 248 salaries. An experienced Tax Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,825 based on 121 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $75,691.
Employees with Tax Accountant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 16.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (7.3% more) and Los Angeles, California (5.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (4.0% less), Denver, Colorado (3.4% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (0.1% less).

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