Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Tax Preparer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$59,508 / yrTotal Pay
$35,539 / yrBase Pay
$23,969 / yrAdditional Pay

$59,508

 / yr
$28K$453K
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The estimated total pay for a Tax Preparer is $59,508 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $35,539 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $23,969 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Some related job titles are Enrolled Agent Salaries with median pay of $93,568, Staff Accountant/Tax Preparer Salaries with median pay of $86,313, Tax Associate Salaries with median pay of $81,843, Accountant Salaries with median pay of $91,094.

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Jackson Hewitt
3.8

Jackson Hewitt

Tax Preparer - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $9 - $27

$9

$27

$9 - $27 Range

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H&R Block
3.8

H&R Block

Tax Preparer - Hourly

$9

$33

$9 - $33 Range

Jackson Hewitt
3.8

Jackson Hewitt

Tax Preparer - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $9 - $20

$9

$20

$9 - $20 Range

Liberty Tax Service
3.8

Liberty Tax Service

Tax Preparer - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $9 - $24

$9

$24

$9 - $24 Range

H&R Block
3.8

H&R Block

Tax Preparer - Hourly

$9

$26

$9 - $26 Range

Jackson Hewitt
3.8

Jackson Hewitt

Tax Preparer - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $9 - $21

$9

$21

$9 - $21 Range

Liberty Tax Service
3.8

Liberty Tax Service

Tax Preparer - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $9 - $28

$9

$28

$9 - $28 Range

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H&R Block
3.8

H&R Block

Tax Preparer - Hourly

$9

$34

$9 - $34 Range

Liberty Tax Service
3.8

Liberty Tax Service

Tax Preparer - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $10 - $17

$10

$17

$10 - $17 Range

H&R Block
3.8

H&R Block

Tax Preparer - Hourly

$9

$42

$9 - $42 Range

Jackson Hewitt
3.8

Jackson Hewitt

Tax Preparer - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $10 - $20

$10

$20

$10 - $20 Range

CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen)
3.8

$41,144

 /yr
Range: $38K - $49K

$38K

$49K

$37,756 - $48,720 Range

H&R Block
3.8

H&R Block

Tax Preparer - Hourly Contractor

$9

$52

$9 - $52 Range

Optima Tax Relief
4.5

Optima Tax Relief

Tax Preparer - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $17 - $21

$17

$21

$17 - $21 Range

Fiducial
4.0

Fiducial

Tax Preparer

$104,396

 /yr
Range: $36K - $140K

$36K

$140K

$36,323 - $139,935 Range

Jackson Hewitt
3.8

Jackson Hewitt

Tax Preparer - Hourly Contractor

$12

 /hr
Range: $11 - $14

$11

$14

$11 - $14 Range

Robert Half
3.9

Robert Half

Tax Preparer

$58,306

 /yr
Range: $38K - $89K

$38K

$89K

$37,760 - $88,847 Range

BKD
4.3

BKD

Tax Preparer

$38,264

 /yr
Range: $38K - $43K

$38K

$43K

$37,610 - $42,748 Range

DHG
4.3

DHG

Tax Preparer

$36,191

 /yr
Range: $35K - $58K

$35K

$58K

$34,966 - $57,561 Range

Intuit
4.6

Intuit

Tax Preparer - Hourly

$19

$27

$19 - $27 Range

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$59,500

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Taxonomist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$41,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Tax Preparer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$18,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$1,400/yr

9 days ago by a Experienced Tax Professional with 10 to 14 years of experience

$14

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Tax Specialist with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$26

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a State Unemployment Tax Specialist with less than one year of experience

$19

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Tax Specialist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$15

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Tax Preparer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$78,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Income Tax Auditor with 7 to 9 years of experience

$14

/hrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Tax Preparer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$54,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a International Tax Specialist with 10 to 14 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Tax Preparer salaries

The national average salary for a Tax Preparer is $33,886 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Tax Preparer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 508 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Tax Preparer employees.

The highest salary for a Tax Preparer in United States is $55,902 per year.

The lowest salary for a Tax Preparer in United States is $20,540 per year.

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