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Highest Paying States for Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

The highest paying states for tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $83,550, Connecticut is the highest paying state for tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents. It is followed by Alaska (average annual salary $80,900). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Connecticut
$83,550
$52,440 1,020
2 Alaska
$80,900
$47,710 70
3 New Jersey
$76,540
$49,700 1,450
4 Michigan
$70,900
$38,770 600
5 Illinois
$68,320
$43,210 1,490
6 Rhode Island
$67,020
$43,170 320
7 Hawaii
$62,530
$38,270 100
8 Iowa
$62,490
$43,840 190
9 Minnesota
$60,810
$44,990 1,080
10 New York
$60,610
$41,950 5,270
11 North Dakota
$60,520
$32,840 80
12 Nevada
$60,470
$36,980 240
13 Massachusetts
$60,320
$41,550 1,650
14 Arizona
$57,270
$32,940 560
15 California
$57,030
$36,020 8,870
16 Colorado
$56,960
$37,560 680
17 Wisconsin
$56,840
$40,930 510
18 Washington
$55,640
$40,910 1,090
19 Delaware
$55,450
$37,580 100
20 Maryland
$54,660
$37,220 480
21 Ohio
$54,240
$36,100 1,640
22 Wyoming
$52,520
$42,990 80
23 Vermont
$52,090
$38,140 100
24 Nebraska
$51,490
$34,070 220
25 Alabama
$51,320
$28,380 1,110
26 New Hampshire
$50,740
$31,560 320
27 Montana
$50,720
$40,050 130
28 Arkansas
$50,590
$25,550 520
29 North Carolina
$49,200
$32,700 1,530
30 Pennsylvania
$49,020
$18,980 3,320
31 South Carolina
$48,770
$28,820 280
32 Tennessee
$48,050
$34,010 1,200
33 Utah
$47,860
$36,020 1,860
34 Maine
$47,720
$35,360 290
35 Texas
$47,440
$32,360 4,000
36 Georgia
$47,310
$26,440 2,160
37 Oregon
$46,430
$32,380 540
38 Virginia
$46,250
$30,890 1,410
39 Kentucky
$45,730
$31,690 1,910
40 South Dakota
$45,510
$32,810 140
41 Idaho
$45,100
$29,540 290
42 Louisiana
$43,250
$28,040 610
43 Indiana
$41,370
$24,350 580
44 Missouri
$39,680
$27,720 2,170
45 New Mexico
$36,820
$31,610 260
46 Kansas
$36,610
$29,380 390
47 Oklahoma
$36,450
$22,920 420
48 Florida
$36,310
$26,400 4,220
49 Mississippi
$32,840
$24,660 390
50 West Virginia
$32,120
$24,670 460
51 Puerto Rico
$18,130
$15,810 670
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