Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent Salary

A Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent earns an average salary of $47,039 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Auditing and Accounting. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$30,455 - $82,165
$30K
$47K
$82K
MEDIAN: $46,803
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50%
90%

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$12.87 - $31.79
$13
$19
$32
MEDIAN: $19.07
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$0$82K
Salary $30,455 - $82,165
Bonus $0.00 - $4,055
Profit Sharing $900
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,881 - $79,754
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 141
Hourly Data $0$64
Hourly Rate $12.87 - $31.79
Overtime $1.52 - $64.11
Annual Data $0$79K
Bonus $0.00 - $4,055
Profit Sharing $900
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,881 - $79,754
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 34

Job Description for Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent

Tax examiners, collectors, and revenue agents are responsible for examining and analyzing tax and revenue documents on behalf of their organization, as well as processing and filling out financial forms and tax documents for clients. These agents must be organized and pay close attention to detail to identify financial errors in tax returns and financial applications while increasing profitability by taking advantage of tax deductions, tax credits, and other allowances. They often specialize in multiple account methods and use spreadsheet software to organize them; other important responsibilities include performing tax collection investigations, collecting evidence and documentation to make cases, communicating with other financial institutions to coordinate collection efforts, and assisting other agents in reaching all organizational goals within given time-frames.

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Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent Tasks

  • Review both personal and corporate local, state, and federal tax returns for completeness and accuracy.
  • Advise taxpayers regarding over­ or underpayment of taxes.
  • Conduct field and office audits of both businesses and individuals.
  • Collect overdue tax payments and issue refunds accordingly.
  • Ensure that all appropriate taxes are being paid and illegal deductions are not being taken.

Common Career Paths for Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent


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Pay by Experience Level for Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent

Pay by Experience for a Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent has a positive trend. An entry-level Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 93 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 45 salaries. A Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 27 salaries.

Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent?

Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent in Harrisburg:
"Office conditions."
Pros: The people.
Cons: The lack of knowledge.

Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent in Athens:
"Work Flexibility."
Pros: Hours are good and the ability to take time off when needed.
Cons: Dealing with public.

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Key Stats for Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent Salaries

▲37%

▲17%

▲5%

National Average
$45,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Tax Examiner, Collector, or Revenue Agent Salaries

▲34%

Accounting
▲12%


National Average
$45,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 13%