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Tax Preparer Salary Information in South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois

The annual and hourly salary statistics of tax preparers in South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of tax preparers in South Illinois nonmetropolitan area is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Tax Preparers in South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,410
25th Percentile Wage
$19,220
50th Percentile Wage
$23,120
75th Percentile Wage
$44,720
90th Percentile Wage
$71,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for tax preparers in South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $71,180. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $23,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $18,410.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of tax preparers from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
2014
$23,120
2.51% 0.00%
2013
$22,540
-2.57% -
2012
$23,120
- -

Table 3. Compare Tax Preparer Salary in South Illinois nonmetropolitan area with Other Illinois Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $23,120 in South Illinois nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for tax preparers in state of Illinois. In comparison, the annual salary of tax preparers in South Illinois nonmetropolitan area is 55.8 percent (55.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Peoria and 15.2 percent (15.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Kankakee-Bradley.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Peoria
$52,260
Champaign-Urbana
$42,390
Springfield
$42,090
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$34,640
Rockford
$34,050
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$33,540
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$29,430
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$29,150
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$23,120
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$23,110
Kankakee-Bradley
$19,610



See also: Top paying jobs in South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois.