Tax Preparer in Portland, Oregon Salary

$10.14 - $29.65
$10
$16
$30
MEDIAN: $16.27
10%
50%
90%

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Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $10.14 - $29.65
Overtime $36.00
Annual Data $0$88K
Bonus $50.00
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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$21,243 - $88,084
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

How much does a Tax Preparer make in Portland, OR?

In Portland, a Tax Preparer takes home approximately $16.27 per hour on average. This is 24% higher than the national average for a Tax Preparer which is $12.
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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 Portland, Oregon

Multnomah County, Oregon
632,187
Male:
313,516 (49.6%)
Female:
318,671 (50.4%)
Portland (/ˈpɔːrtlənd/) is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County. It is located in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia Rivers. The city covers 145 square miles (380 square kilometers) and had an estimated population of 632,309 in 2015, making it the 26th most populous city in the United States. Approximately 2,389,228 people live in the Portland metropolitan statistical area (MSA), the 23rd most populous MSA in the United States. Its Combined Statistical Area (CSA) ranks 17th with a population of 3,022,178. Roughly 60% of Oregon's population resides within the Portland metropolitan area. Named after the city on the coast of Maine, the Oregon settlement began to be populated in the 1830s near the end of the Oregon Trail. Its water access provided convenient transportation of goods, and the timber industry was a...
Portland:
$60,892
Oregon:
$54,148
$1,047
Portland:
$348,300
Oregon:
$264,100
4.5%

Tax Preparer Job Listings

Key Stats for Tax Preparer

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
25%

Skills That Affect Tax Preparer Salaries

Tax Preparation
▲63%

Accounting
▲63%

Quickbooks
▲63%

National Average
$34,000

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 67%