Tax Accountant Salary in the US

$61,550
per year
per month
$5,130
per month
per year

Tax Accountant - Average Salary

The average salary for a Tax Accountant is $61,550 per year ($5,130 per month), which is $8,060 (+15%) higher than the average salary in the US.
A Tax Accountant can expect an average starting salary of $54,397. The highest salaries can exceed $90,620.
$54,397
Low
$61,550
Average salary
$90,620
High
$4,530
Low
$5,130
Average salary
$7,550
High

Tax Accountant Salary Range

Low
$54,397
Average salary
$61,550
Senior
$83,863
High
$90,620
Low
$4,530
Average salary
$5,130
Senior
$6,990
High
$7,550
Among Tax Accountants in the US, Tax Staff Accountants and Sales Tax Accountants tend to have the lowest salaries, while professionals like Corporate Tax Accountants, International Tax Accountants or experienced Senior Tax Accountants enjoy the highest salaries.

Tax Accountant - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Tax Accountant$83K/year
+35% 
International Tax Accountant$76K/year
+24% 
Corporate Tax Accountant$67K/year
+8% 
Sales Tax Accountant$56K/year
 -9%
Tax Staff Accountant$55K/year
 -10%

Tax Accountant - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Tax Accountant with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $56,000 per year. A mid career Tax Accountant with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $60,000, while a Senior Tax Accountant with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $83,000. Tax Accountants with more than 20 years of experience earn $88,000 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Tax Accountant

Late Career▲ +43%
Senior▲ +35%
Average Salary$61,550/year
Mid Career▼ -3%
Entry Level▼ -9%

Gender Breakdown

Female
61%
Male
39%

Tax Accountant - Jobs by Location

Tax Accountant - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Tax Accountant jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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