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Tax Preparer Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of tax preparers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare tax preparer salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Tax Preparers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,550
25th Percentile Wage
$26,840
50th Percentile Wage
$28,940
75th Percentile Wage
$31,040
90th Percentile Wage
$34,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for tax preparers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $34,710. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $28,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid tax preparers is $24,550.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of tax preparers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$28,940
-2.97% -26.50%
2016
$29,800
4.13% -
2015
$28,570
14.60% -
2013
$24,400
-50.04% -
2012
$36,610
- -

Compare Tax Preparer Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of tax preparers in two industries in the health care and social assistance sector are shown below. For detailed tax preparer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Social Assistance
$28,940
Individual and Family Services
$28,940

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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