Average Mid-Career Tax Accountant Salary

$62,905
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,751
Bonus
$4,000
Commission
$2,157
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Tax Accountant is $62,905.
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$46k
10%
$63k
50%
$80k
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90%
MEDIAN $62,905
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Salary
$46k - $80k
Bonus
$513 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$458 - $9k
Commission
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$42k - $82k

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Tax Manager
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Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Tax Accountant

Skills in Tax Compliance and Tax Consulting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Intuit QuickBooks, 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 $51,254 based on 296 salaries. An early career Tax Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,467 based on 1,622 salaries. An experienced Tax Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,123 based on 340 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $70,384.
Employees with Tax Accountant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 23.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sacramento, California (19.2% more) and Houston, Texas (15.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,501 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.8%
Early Career
64.9%
Experienced
13.6%
Late Career
9.7%

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