Average Tax Director Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for a Tax Director is $155,645

Base Salary
$111k - $209k
$6k - $43k
Profit Sharing
$3k - $30k
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$115k - $241k
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What Do Tax Directors Do?

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.
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How do Tax Directors Rate Their Jobs?

4.1 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 80 responses, the job of Tax Director has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.12 out of 5. On average, Tax Directors are highly satisfied with their job.

FAQs About Tax Directors

What is the highest pay for Tax Directors?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Tax Director is $209k / year

What is the lowest pay for Tax Directors?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Tax Director is $111k / year

How can Tax Directors increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Tax Director is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Tax Director that oversees more junior Tax Directors, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.