Average Tax Accountant with Payroll Tax Compliance Skills Salary

$53,861
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,650
Bonus
$4,000
Commission
$1,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Tax Accountant with Payroll Tax Compliance skills is $53,861.
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$39k
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$54k
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$77k
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MEDIAN $53,861
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Salary
$39k - $77k
Bonus
$974 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Commission
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$37k - $77k

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Popular Skills for Tax Accountant

Skills in Tax Preparation, Tax Compliance, Microsoft Excel and Tax Consulting 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 $48,109 based on 6 salaries. An early career Tax Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,071 based on 85 salaries. A mid-career Tax Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,853 based on 61 salaries. An experienced Tax Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 33 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $72,208.
Employees with Tax Accountant in their job title in Phoenix, Arizona earn an average of 20.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (15.7% more) and New York, New York (11.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in East Greenwich, Rhode Island (44.3% less) and Oshkosh, Wisconsin (33.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 212 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.8%
Early Career
40.1%
Mid Career
28.8%
Experienced
15.6%
Late Career
12.7%

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