Average Tax Preparer Hourly Pay in New York, New York

$12.77
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The average hourly pay for a Tax Preparer in New York, New York is $12.77.
10%
$9.58
10%
$12.77
50%
$25.76
90%
90%
MEDIAN $12.77
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $26
Total Pay
$19,916 - $84,312

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Job Description for Tax Preparer

Tax Preparer Tasks
  • Fill out, complete, and submit tax returns.
  • Apply deductions and credits according to regulations.
  • Examine receipts, paystubs, and other documentation to fill out financial forms.

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Popular Skills for Tax Preparer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Tax Preparer

An entry-level Tax Preparer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.68 based on 8 salaries. An early career Tax Preparer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.76 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Tax Preparer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.50 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Tax Preparer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $27.00 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Tax Preparer in their job title in Portland, Oregon earn an average of 44.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (19.5% more) and Dallas, Texas (15.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (4.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 37 survey responses.
Entry Level
21.6%
Early Career
51.4%
Mid Career
13.5%
Experienced
13.5%