Tax Preparer in Seattle Salary

$16.00 - $22.50
$18
MEDIAN: $17.90
50%

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Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $17.90
Overtime $31.39
Annual Data $0$67K
Bonus $4,500
Total Pay (?
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$25,491 - $67,057
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

How much does a Tax Preparer make in Seattle, WA?

In Seattle, a Tax Preparer takes home an average of $17.90 per hour. This is 31% above the national average for a Tax Preparer which is $12.36 per hour.
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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.

About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

Tax Preparer Job Listings

Key Stats for Tax Preparer

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 75%