$12,172
Avg. Salary
$9.43
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$870

Bonus

$463

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Tax Preparer with Tax Compliance skills is $9.43 per hour.

The average pay for a Tax Preparer with Tax Compliance skills is $12,172 per year.

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$14.79
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MEDIAN $12,172
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Hourly Data $0$16
Hourly Rate $8.13 - $14.79
Overtime $16.50
Annual Data $0$35K
Bonus $194 - $4,983
Commission $463
Total Pay (?
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$16,936 - $35,019
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 38

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
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Tax Preparer Salaries

Entry-Level
▲1%

National Average
$20,000

Mid-Career
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 97%