Average Tax Director Salary

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The average salary for a Tax Director is $150,751.
MEDIAN $150,751
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$105k - $198k
$6k - $44k
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$4k - $26k
$986 - $65k
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$112k - $231k

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Job Description for Tax Director

Tax Director Tasks
  • Oversee quarterly and annual regulatory and tax preparation, submission and disclosures.
  • Interview, train, and oversee tax staff.
  • Direct strategy to increase use of credits, incentives and other tax-related accounting items.
  • Review and evaluate all accounting procedures for compliance and accuracy.

Popular Employer Salaries for Tax Director

The top respondents for the job title Tax Director are from the companies PricewaterhouseCoopers, Duke University and Westpac Banking Corp. Reported salaries are highest at Westpac Banking Corp where the average pay is $193,598. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include PricewaterhouseCoopers, earning around $161,954. Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation pays the lowest at around $58,500. Duke University also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $121,740.

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Popular Skills for Tax Director

Skills in Tax Consulting and Strategic Planning 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 Director

An entry-level Tax Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $91,563 based on 10 salaries. An early career Tax Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,582 based on 20 salaries. A mid-career Tax Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $134,664 based on 106 salaries. An experienced Tax Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $152,263 based on 422 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $154,245.
Employees with Tax Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 44.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (20.6% more) and Chicago, Illinois (11.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (4.1% less).

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