Tax Examiner and Collector, and Revenue Agent Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents amongst Massachusetts 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 Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents in Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,550
25th Percentile Wage
$50,920
50th Percentile Wage
$60,320
75th Percentile Wage
$80,340
90th Percentile Wage
$101,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $101,700. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $60,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,550.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.98
25th Percentile Wage
$24.48
50th Percentile Wage
$29.00
75th Percentile Wage
$38.61
90th Percentile Wage
$48.89

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $48.89. The median hourly salary is $29.00. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.98.

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 from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201660,3202.06%1.41%
201559,080-5.25%-
201462,1803.15%-
201360,2201.25%-
201259,470--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents in Massachusetts Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents in state of Massachusetts ranges from $56,990 to $88,130. The highest paying area for tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents in Massachusetts is Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton with a median annual salary of $88,130. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Springfield (mean annual salary $70,020). The lowest paying area is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy with a median annual salary of $56,990.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$88,130
Springfield
$70,020
Framingham
$67,960
Barnstable Town
$67,580
Worcester
$61,570
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$59,040
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$56,990


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