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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 $84,380, Connecticut is the highest paying state for tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents. It is followed by Alaska (average annual salary $84,250). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [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
$84,380
$53,910 990
2 Alaska
$84,250
$47,650 70
3 Illinois
$78,850
$45,810 1,400
4 Kansas
$76,970
$29,470 100
5 New Jersey
$74,900
$47,160 1,460
6 Arizona
$74,450
$50,160 360
7 Rhode Island
$70,730
$43,040 330
8 Hawaii
$69,930
$40,300 90
9 Michigan
$67,970
$35,490 600
10 Iowa
$63,460
$44,310 200
11 New York
$62,150
$43,440 5,020
12 Nevada
$61,830
$40,670 260
13 Massachusetts
$61,600
$43,090 1,600
14 Washington
$60,850
$46,460 1,070
15 North Dakota
$60,210
$36,390 90
16 Ohio
$60,200
$36,990 1,490
17 Minnesota
$59,770
$42,310 1,150
18 California
$57,070
$36,620 8,840
19 Delaware
$55,530
$35,440 110
20 Wisconsin
$54,990
$41,140 520
21 Colorado
$54,730
$39,470 800
22 Nebraska
$53,010
$35,080 180
23 Vermont
$52,890
$39,950 110
24 Montana
$52,790
$40,500 120
25 Maryland
$52,740
$38,810 580
26 Wyoming
$52,520
$42,990 80
27 Alabama
$52,360
$30,350 1,130
28 Arkansas
$51,030
$26,330 520
29 Tennessee
$50,180
$36,140 1,070
30 New Hampshire
$49,860
$24,420 330
31 North Carolina
$49,820
$33,120 1,230
32 South Carolina
$49,380
$26,480 300
33 Maine
$48,950
$37,290 270
34 Oregon
$48,930
$37,390 340
35 Utah
$48,830
$37,230 1,770
36 South Dakota
$48,510
$34,340 130
37 Pennsylvania
$48,250
$17,760 3,400
38 Texas
$47,980
$33,110 4,060
39 Kentucky
$46,910
$33,160 1,780
40 Idaho
$46,350
$31,480 300
41 Virginia
$45,710
$30,100 1,400
42 Georgia
$45,510
$27,210 2,190
43 Indiana
$45,480
$25,200 600
44 Louisiana
$44,480
$28,580 690
45 Missouri
$40,860
$29,020 2,110
46 West Virginia
$39,330
$25,270 210
47 New Mexico
$37,060
$31,770 230
48 Mississippi
$36,170
$25,890 450
49 Oklahoma
$36,020
$22,470 440
50 Florida
$32,560
$26,900 3,770
51 Puerto Rico
$18,990
$16,090 620
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