Average Tax Consultant Salary

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The average salary for a Tax Consultant is $60,337.
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$46k - $88k
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$41k - $99k

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Job Description for Tax Consultant

Popular Employer Salaries for Tax Consultant

The top respondents for the job title Tax Consultant are from the companies Deloitte, Deloitte Tax LLP and Deloitte & Touche LLP. Reported salaries are highest at EY (Ernst & Young) where the average pay is $70,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Deloitte & Touche LLP, earning around $62,381. Deloitte pays the lowest at around $60,047. Deloitte Tax LLP also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $61,877.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Tax Consultant. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Tax Consultant
Tax Manager
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Senior Tax Accountant
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Tax Consultant

Skills in Tax Consulting and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounting, Tax Preparation and Tax Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Tax Consultant

An entry-level Tax Consultant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $57,374 based on 104 salaries. An early career Tax Consultant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,238 based on 220 salaries. A mid-career Tax Consultant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,481 based on 54 salaries. An experienced Tax Consultant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,786 based on 44 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $84,000.
Employees with Tax Consultant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 14.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (10.4% more) and New York, New York (8.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (5.3% less) and Houston, Texas (3.5% less).

Years of Experience

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