Experienced Tax Director Salary

Experienced Tax Directors can expect to earn a very generous salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $150K) surpassing six figures annually. Final cash compensation to Experienced Tax Directors varies from around $123K to approximately $228K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $40K and $25K, respectively. Men make up a slight majority of Experienced Tax Directors (57 percent) who responded to the survey. Nearly all receive medical and dental insurance and most get vision insurance. Job satisfaction for Experienced Tax Directors is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$110,841 - $198,183
MEDIAN: $150,577

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Salary $110,841 - $198,183
Bonus $7,246 - $41,128
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $25,976
Commission $1,011
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$123,068 - $233,358
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 273

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $167,566

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Surpassing the national average by 31 percent, Experienced Tax Directors in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Experienced Tax Directors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Jose (+26 percent), Washington (+22 percent), New York (+15 percent), and Denver (+10 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Experienced Tax Directors is geography, with workers in Nashville earning a whopping 22 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Phoenix and San Diego (14 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Tax Director


42 %
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
10-19 years
20 years or more
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Tax Director Salaries

National Average


Strategic Planning

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.


42 %
58 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
no benefits
None: 5%