Average Base Pay
17.59% above national average
Additional Cash Compensation
A person in an entry-level Tax Preparers role with under one year of job experience can expect to make an average annual salary of $21,930. A Tax Preparers candidate with 1-4 years of experience makes an average total salary of $33,000. A person in a mid-career Tax Preparers role with 5-9 years of experience makes an average salary of $36,580 a year. Tax Preparers with 10 or more years of experience make an average of $40,280. In their late career (over 20 years of experience), a person in a Tax Preparers role’s annual salary averages $57,920 per year.
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While certifications are not required for every Tax Preparers position, they can certainly increase your salary and lead to an easier recruitment process when applying to enterprises that favor candidates with additional certifications.
The current Bureau of Labor Statistics states the salary is $36,580 higher than the national average for Tax Preparers positions.
Yes, there is strong potential for promotion — either with an additional educational degree or with continued years of experience. There are a multitude of other positions Tax Preparers roles that can advance both internally and with another company.