Average Tax Preparer with Bookkeeping Skills Hourly Pay

$14.40
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$0
Bonus
$2,457
Commission
$1,200
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Tax Preparer with Bookkeeping skills is $14.40.
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$9.70
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$14.40
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$24.82
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MEDIAN $14.40
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $25
Profit Sharing
$120 - $13,500
Commission
$507 - $19,727
Total Pay
$20,494 - $58,981

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Tax Preparer

The top respondents for the job title Tax Preparer are from the companies H&R Block, Jackson Hewitt Tax Services, Inc and Liberty Tax Services, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at H&R Block where the average pay is $11.99. Liberty Tax Services, Inc. pays the lowest at around $9.84.

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Popular Skills for Tax Preparer

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

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 $12.23 based on 16 salaries. An early career Tax Preparer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.54 based on 152 salaries. A mid-career Tax Preparer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.24 based on 78 salaries. An experienced Tax Preparer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.00 based on 75 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Tax Preparer in their job title in Fort Worth, Texas earn an average of 51.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Medford, Oregon (21.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chandler, Arizona (8.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 374 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.3%
Early Career
40.6%
Mid Career
20.9%
Experienced
20.1%
Late Career
14.2%