Tax Preparer in Chicago, Illinois Salary

$34,392 - $44,621
$39K
MEDIAN: $39,184
50%

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$8.73 - $25.91
$8
$11
$26
MEDIAN: $11.00
10%
50%
90%

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$0$53K
Salary $39,184
Bonus $2,457
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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$18,531 - $53,930
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $8.73 - $25.91
Overtime $26.00
Annual Data $0$53K
Bonus $2,457
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).
)
$18,531 - $53,930
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

How much does a Tax Preparer make in Chicago, IL?

In Chicago, a Tax Preparer earns an average of $11.00 per hour. This is 12% below the national average for a Tax Preparer which is $12.36 per hour. Wages for a Tax Preparer in Chicago range from $8.
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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 Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Tax Preparer Job Listings

Key Stats for Tax Preparer

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
24%

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 82%