$15,000
Avg. Salary
$9.81
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$932

Bonus

$800

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Tax Preparer with Tax Preparation skills is $9.81 per hour.

The average pay for a Tax Preparer with Tax Preparation skills is $15,000 per year.

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$0$28K
Salary $15,000
Bonus $196 - $4,085
Commission $800
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$17,122 - $28,013
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 5
Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $8.18 - $12.76
Hourly Tips $1.67
Overtime $15.14
Annual Data $0$28K
Bonus $196 - $4,085
Commission $800
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$17,122 - $28,013
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 77

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
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Tax Preparer Salaries

Entry-Level
▲1%

National Average
$21,000

Late-Career
▼2%

Mid-Career
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

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