The average salary for a Tax Accountant with Microsoft Excel skills is $56,137.
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Job Description for Tax Accountant
Tax accountants specialize in preparing and submitting tax documents for clients, which can include private individuals and private and public companies; these companies may include non-profits and government agencies, as well. Tax accountants often devise tax strategies to defer or eliminate tax payments, coordinate audits with various taxation authorities, and advise corporate management of taxation strategies. As such, they must understand and interpret tax law and occasionally explain its im…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Tax Accountant
The top respondents for the job title Tax Accountant are from the companies EY (Ernst & Young), PricewaterhouseCoopers and Eide Bailly, Llp. Reported salaries are highest at PricewaterhouseCoopers where the average pay is $60,416. Eide Bailly, Llp pays the lowest at around $46,209.
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Popular Skills for Tax Accountant
Skills in Tax Preparation, Tax Compliance, Tax Consulting and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Intuit QuickBooks.
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 $51,452 based on 77 salaries. An early career Tax Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,588 based on 605 salaries. A mid-career Tax Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,513 based on 161 salaries. An experienced Tax Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,928 based on 104 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $72,628.
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Employees with Tax Accountant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 19.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (5.2% more) and Chicago, Illinois (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (1.9% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.0% less).
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