Tax Examiner, Collector and Preparer, and Revenue Agent Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of tax examiners, collectors and preparers, and revenue agents in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare tax examiner, collector and preparer, and revenue agent salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Tax Examiners, Collectors and Preparers, and Revenue Agents

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,160
25th Percentile Wage
$25,770
50th Percentile Wage
$38,670
75th Percentile Wage
$59,990
90th Percentile Wage
$81,620

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for tax examiners, collectors and preparers, and revenue agents in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) tax examiners, collectors and preparers, and revenue agents is $81,620. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $38,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid tax examiners, collectors and preparers, and revenue agents is $20,160.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of tax examiners, collectors and preparers, and revenue agents in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$38,670
6.05% 12.88%
2016
$36,330
0.06% -
2015
$36,310
1.02% -
2014
$35,940
1.70% -
2013
$35,330
4.64% -
2012
$33,690
- -

Compare Tax Examiner, Collector and Preparer, and Revenue Agent Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of tax examiners, collectors and preparers, and revenue agents in five industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for tax examiner, collector and preparer, and revenue agent occupations is the computer systems design and related services industry with an annual salary $44,960. The lowest paying industry is the legal services industry (annual salary $29,240). For detailed tax examiner, collector and preparer, and revenue agent salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$44,960
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$38,830
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$38,670
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$36,670
Legal Services
$29,240

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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