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Tax Preparer Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

The salary statistics of tax preparers in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare tax preparer salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Tax Preparers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,690
25th Percentile Wage
$29,000
50th Percentile Wage
$52,870
75th Percentile Wage
$78,400
90th Percentile Wage
$101,330

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for tax preparers in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation 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 preparers is $101,330. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid tax preparers is $21,690.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of tax preparers in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,8709.67%47.57%
201547,76022.93%-
201436,81011.84%-
201332,45014.58%-
201227,720--

Compare Tax Preparer Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of tax preparers in two industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector are shown below. For detailed tax preparer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Employment Services
$58,670
Administrative and Support Services
$52,870

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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