$17,100
Avg. Salary
$9.88
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,000

Bonus

$550

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Tax Preparer is $9.88 per hour.

The average pay for a Tax Preparer is $17,100 per year.

$8.23
10%
$9.88
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$12.69
90%
MEDIAN $9.88
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$17k
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MEDIAN $17,100
$8.23 - $12.69
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MEDIAN: $9.88
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Hourly Data $0$14
Hourly Rate $8.23 - $12.69
Hourly Tips $1.67
Overtime $14.61
Annual Data $0$27K
Bonus $0.31 - $4,848
Commission $550
Total Pay (?
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$17,137 - $27,966
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 69

Job Description for Tax Preparer

A tax preparer assists an individual, a company, or organization in setting up and writing an accurate income tax return to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) each year. Preparers must make sure the entity for which the tax forms are being prepared pays the lowest taxes allowed by law; they must do this while ensuring that any deductions, exemptions, or claims adhere to current tax laws.

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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.

Tax Preparer Job Listings

Key Stats for Tax Preparer

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
10%

Skills That Affect Tax Preparer Salaries

Tax Preparation
▼0%

National Average
$21,000

Customer Service
▼2%

Tax Compliance
▼3%

Tax Consulting
▼3%

Bookkeeping
▼4%

Accounting
▼5%

Quickbooks
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 1%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 99%