The average salary for a Tax Attorney is $101,504.
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Job Description for Tax Attorney
A tax attorney is a lawyer whose specializes in guiding clients through the intricacies of tax law to help them to make the best possible financial and legal decisions. Corporations may have a tax attorney as part of their legal team to advise them and prevent them from making any expensive revenue-reporting mistakes. Many larger law firms also keep general tax attorneys on staff to assist individual clients either with proactive advice on financial matters or with revenue service inquiries or h…Read more
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Popular Skills for Tax Attorney
Skills in Tax Consulting and Legal Research are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Tax Preparation, Legal Compliance and Tax Compliance.
Pay by Experience Level for Tax Attorney
An entry-level Tax Attorney with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $83,015 based on 27 salaries. An early career Tax Attorney with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,784 based on 117 salaries. A mid-career Tax Attorney with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $124,019 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Tax Attorney with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $152,583 based on 42 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $164,000.
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Employees with Tax Attorney in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 46.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Tampa, Florida (28.1% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (21.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (21.7% less).
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