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Average Tax Specialist Salary

$51,615
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,070
Bonus
$253
Commission
$2,200
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Tax Specialist is $51,615.
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$36k
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$52k
90%
$78k
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$36k - $78k
Bonus
$496 - $8k
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$203 - $4k
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$25k - $73k
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What Do Tax Specialists Do?

Job Satisfaction for Tax Specialist

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What Are Popular Skills for Tax Specialists?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Tax Specialists?

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 $42,090 based on 20 salaries. An early career Tax Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,003 based on 165 salaries. A mid-career Tax Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,982 based on 75 salaries. An experienced Tax Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,622 based on 69 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $62,521.
Employees with Tax Specialist in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 39.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (37.5% more) and New York, New York (25.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (14.8% less), Denver, Colorado (12.3% less) and Dallas, Texas (3.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 376 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.3%
Early Career
43.9%
Mid Career
19.9%
Experienced
18.4%
Late Career
12.5%

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