Average Tax Specialist Salary

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The average salary for a Tax Specialist is $51,334.
MEDIAN $51,334
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$37k - $85k
$480 - $8k
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$200 - $20k
$0 - $500
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$26k - $74k

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Tax Specialist
Tax Analyst
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Senior Financial Analyst
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Popular Skills for Tax Specialist

Skills in Tax Compliance and Payroll Tax Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales Tax Reports, Microsoft Excel and Tax Preparation.

Pay by Experience Level for Tax Specialist

An entry-level Tax Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $41,795 based on 19 salaries. An early career Tax Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,558 based on 185 salaries. A mid-career Tax Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,483 based on 98 salaries. An experienced Tax Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,576 based on 76 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $68,742.
Employees with Tax Specialist in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 38.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (26.6% more) and Houston, Texas (7.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (14.3% less), Denver, Colorado (7.5% less) and Dallas, Texas (2.6% less).

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