Tax Preparer Salaries

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$50,264/yr
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Average$2,817
Range$398 - $9,622
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The national average salary for a Tax Preparer is $50,264 in United States. Filter by location to see Tax Preparer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 14,140 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Tax Preparer employees.

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Liberty Tax Service
$10/hr
Range: $8 - $16
58 salaries
$10/hr
$8$16
Jackson Hewitt
$11/hr
Range: $8 - $15
57 salaries
$11/hr
$8$15
Jackson Hewitt
$11/hr
Range: $8 - $13
48 salaries
$11/hr
$8$13
Jackson Hewitt
$11/hr
Range: $8 - $16
45 salaries
$11/hr
$8$16
Liberty Tax Service
$10/hr
Range: $9 - $15
41 salaries
$10/hr
$9$15
H&R Block
$11/hr
Range: $9 - $25
35 salaries
$11/hr
$9$25
H&R Block
$11/hr
Range: $8 - $16
34 salaries
$11/hr
$8$16

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Liberty Tax Service
$10/hr
Range: $8 - $13
28 salaries
$10/hr
$8$13
CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen)
$37,012/yr
Range: $34K - $44K
19 salaries
$37,012/yr
$34K$44K
H&R Block
$11/hr
Range: $9 - $14
11 salaries
$11/hr
$9$14
Optima Tax Relief
$17/hr
Range: $15 - $19
9 salaries
$17/hr
$15$19
BKD
$34,421/yr
Range: $34K - $38K
7 salaries
$34,421/yr
$34K$38K
DHG
$32,554/yr
Range: $31K - $33K
6 salaries
$32,554/yr
$31K$33K
McGladrey LLP
$36,293/yr
Range: $34K - $38K
6 salaries
$36,293/yr
$34K$38K
Fiducial
$34,096/yr
Range: $33K - $35K
6 salaries
$34,096/yr
$33K$35K
H&R Block
$11/hr
Range: $9 - $14
4 salaries
$11/hr
$9$14
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause
$36,730/yr
Range: $35K - $38K
4 salaries
$36,730/yr
$35K$38K
Liberty Tax Service
$22,508/yr
Range: $19K - $37K
4 salaries
$22,508/yr
$19K$37K
GAR Technologies
$39,678/yr
Range: $39K - $43K
4 salaries
$39,678/yr
$39K$43K
The Bonadio Group
$34,676/yr
Range: $34K - $36K
4 salaries
$34,676/yr
$34K$36K

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent tax preparer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$13
hourly
A Tax Preparer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Part-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
$12
hourly
A Seasonal Tax Preparer in the Rome, GA Area area reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
Rome, GA Area area
Part-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$19
hourly
A Tax Preparer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
Washington, DC Area area
Contract
 
51 to 200 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$20
hourly
A Business Tax Specialist in the Tampa, FL Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
Tampa, FL Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$44,242
per year
A Tax Specialist in the Tampa, FL Area area reported making $44,242 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Tampa, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$11
hourly
An Income Tax Preparer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $11 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Part-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$60,900
per year
A Tax Specialist in the Baltimore, MD Area area reported making $60,900 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Baltimore, MD Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$35
hourly
A Small Business Tax Advisor in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $35 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Part-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$39,989
per year
A Tax Specialist in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $39,989 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private