Tax Examiner and Collector, and Revenue Agent Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare tax examiner and collector, and revenue agent salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,860
25th Percentile Wage
$40,090
50th Percentile Wage
$52,060
75th Percentile Wage
$72,090
90th Percentile Wage
$97,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 and collectors, and revenue agents is $97,440. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents is $31,860.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,0601.21%3.11%
201551,4300.60%-
201451,1201.00%-
201350,6100.34%-
201250,440--

Compare Tax Examiner and Collector, and Revenue Agent Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents in eight industries in the federal, state, and local government sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for tax examiner and collector, and revenue agent occupations is the federal executive branch (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $59,340. The lowest paying industry is the local government, including schools and hospitals industry (annual salary $43,650). For detailed tax examiner and collector, and revenue agent salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$59,340
Federal government, including USPS
$59,340
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$52,060
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$52,060
State government, including schools and hospitals
$48,960
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$48,960
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$43,650
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$43,650

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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