Tax Accountant

Tax Accountant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$59,000
$44,000
Min 10%
$59,000
Median 50%
$80,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Ernst & Young US
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
District of Columbia
Average Experience Level
3.0 years
How much does a tax accountant make?
The national average salary for a Tax Accountant in the U.S. is $59,884 annually or $28.79 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $80,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $44,000 per year. Professional companies and Retail companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. District of Columbia, New York, New Jersey, Colorado, and Virginia have the highest paying Tax Accountant jobs. The typical employment in the position spans 3.0 years.
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Average Tax Accountant Salary By Company

Tax Accountants report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Professional companies and Retail companies have the most job opportunities for Tax Accountants. Ernst & Young US and Cisco Systems are the highest paying companies. Companies like Marathon Oil and eBay also report very competitive wages for Tax Accountants.

Average Tax Accountant Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Tax Accountant in the United States is $59,884 per year or $28.79 per hour. San Francisco, CA reports the highest Tax Accountant salaries at $71,072 per year. Not only that, San Francisco, CA also has an average entry-level salary of $48,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Tax Accountant salaries are District of Columbia, New York, New Jersey, Colorado, and Virginia. West Virginia, Maine, and Tennessee have the lowest Tax Accountant salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$71,072
2
New York, NY
$70,860
3
Jersey City, NJ
$66,254
4
San Antonio, TX
$65,571
5
Denver, CO
$64,685

Average Tax Accountant Pay By Industry

Wages for Tax Accountants can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Finance companies, Health Care companies, and Manufacturing companies pay higher-than-average wages for Tax Accountants. Finance companies pay their Tax Accountants the highest wages, averaging $62,344 per year. Health Care companies and Manufacturing companies pay well too, at $60,390 and $60,162, respectively. The average salary for Tax Accountants in the Retail industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $58,047.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Finance
$62,344
2
Health Care
$60,390
3
Manufacturing
$60,162
4
Hospitality
$59,794
5
Technology
$59,661

Recently Added Tax Accountant Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Robert Half
Tax Accountant
01/29/2020
$52,175
Robert Half
Tax Accountant
01/29/2020
$62,610
Robert Half
Tax Accountant
01/27/2020
$52,175
Randstad
Tax Accountant
01/25/2020
$58,436
Robert Half
Tax Accountant
01/24/2020
$48,001
Randstad
Tax Accountant
01/24/2020
$52,175
Robert Half
Tax Accountant
01/24/2020
$50,000
Robert Half
Tax Accountant
01/24/2020
$37,566
Robert Half
Tax Accountant
01/24/2020
$100,000
South Shore Staffing
Tax Accountant
01/23/2020
$77,219
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