Average Tax Preparer Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

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The average hourly pay for a Tax Preparer in Chicago, Illinois is $14.40.
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Hourly Rate
$9 - $26
$0 - $1,250
Total Pay
$19,180 - $59,180

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Job Description for Tax Preparer

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.

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Popular Skills for Tax Preparer

Skills in Accounting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Tax Compliance and Tax Preparation.
Employees with Tax Preparer in their job title in Portland, Oregon earn an average of 28.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (14.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (15.6% less), Dallas, Texas (11.5% less) and New York, New York (8.1% less).

Years of Experience

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