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Tax Preparer Salary Information in Kansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for tax preparers in the state of Kansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of tax preparers among Kansas areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Tax Preparers in Kansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,790
25th Percentile Wage
$27,240
50th Percentile Wage
$36,420
75th Percentile Wage
$48,620
90th Percentile Wage
$72,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for tax preparers in Kansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $72,010. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,790.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.48
25th Percentile Wage
$13.09
50th Percentile Wage
$17.51
75th Percentile Wage
$23.38
90th Percentile Wage
$34.61

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for tax preparers in Kansas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $34.61. The median hourly salary is $17.51. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.48.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of tax preparers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201636,4207.58%14.58%
201533,6607.43%-
201431,1603.43%-
201330,090-3.39%-
201231,110--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Tax Preparers in Kansas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of tax preparers in some Kansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of tax preparers in state of Kansas ranges from $31,930 to $38,770. The highest paying area for tax preparers in Kansas is Wichita with a median annual salary of $38,770. The lowest paying area is Kansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $31,930.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Wichita
$38,770
Kansas nonmetropolitan area
$31,930


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