Tax Accountant in Pittsburgh Salary

The average salary for a Tax Accountant in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is $53,250 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$24,511 - $69,492
$25K
$53K
$69K
MEDIAN: $53,230
10%
50%
90%

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$0$71K
Salary $24,511 - $69,492
Bonus $3,250
Profit Sharing $1,708
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$24,511 - $71,839
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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 implications to clients.

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Tax Accountant Tasks

  • Prepare tax returns and reports, maintain records, analyze and research complex tax issues.
  • Provides support during audits.
  • Ensure compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Analyze tax regulations and recommend policies that minimize tax burden.

About Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
304,385
Male:
149,690 (49.2%)
Female:
154,695 (50.8%)
Pittsburgh (/ˈpɪtsbərɡ/ PITS-burg) is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County. The Combined Statistical Area (CSA) population of 2,659,937 is the largest in both the Ohio Valley and Appalachia, the second-largest in Pennsylvania after Philadelphia and the 20th-largest in the U.S. Located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers, which form the Ohio River, Pittsburgh is known as both "the Steel City" for its more than 300 steel-related businesses, and as the "City of Bridges" for its 446 bridges. The city features 30 skyscrapers, two inclines, a pre-revolutionary fortification and the Point State Park at the confluence of the rivers. The city developed as a vital link of the Atlantic coast and Midwest. The mineral-rich Allegheny Mountains made the area coveted by the French and British empires, Virginia, Whiskey Rebels, and Civil War raiders. Aside from steel,...
Pittsburgh:
$41,293
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$858
Pittsburgh:
$108,400
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
4.3%

Tax Accountant Job Listings

Key Stats for Tax Accountant

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
8%

Experience Affects Tax Accountant Salaries

Mid-Career
▲7%

▼0%

National Average
$55,000

Skills That Affect Tax Accountant Salaries

Tax Compliance
▲5%

Tax Preparation
▲4%

Microsoft Excel
▲2%

National Average
$55,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 11%