Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Tax Accountant make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$70,190 / yrTotal Pay
$65,582 / yrBase Pay
$4,608 / yrAdditional Pay

$70,190

 / yr
$51K$97K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Tax Accountant is $70,190 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $65,582 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 $4,608 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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Top Paying Companies

For a Tax Accountant in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Tax Accountant in United States. Employers include ExxonMobil, Intuit and Schlumberger.

1
ExxonMobil
ExxonMobil
$121,865/yr
1K open jobs
2
Intuit
$109,953/yr
6
AT&T
$97,133/yr
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$83,199

 / yr

$81,022

 / yr

$70,720

 / yr

$82,841

 / yr

$74,436

 / yr

$80,235

 / yr

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$83,300

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$79,213

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$81,706

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$75,076

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$105,572

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What is the pay outlook for Finance & Accounting?

Jobs in finance and accounting are expected to see continued demand, with employment growth linked to the health of the broader economy. These jobs will continue to offer above average pay but usually require higher education or certification to enter the field. While automation will replace many common tasks, it is not expected to reduce the need for these employees; it will instead allow them to focus on core soft skills like advising clients and analyzing trends.

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

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Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Seasonal Tax Expert

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$27

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Tax Accountant

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$85,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
TAx Researcher

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$42,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Tax Accountant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$65,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Tax Accountant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$51,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Tax Compliance Accountant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$73,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Remote Seasonal Tax Expert

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$72,500

/yr

$68K | $5K

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday

Tax Accountant pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Tax Accountant is $65,582 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Tax Accountant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2705 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Tax Accountant employees.

The highest salary for a Tax Accountant in United States is $88,127 per year.

The lowest salary for a Tax Accountant in United States is $48,805 per year.

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