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Tax Preparer Salary Information in Fargo, North Dakota

The annual and hourly salary statistics of tax preparers in Fargo, North Dakota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of tax preparers in Fargo 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 Fargo, North Dakota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,360
25th Percentile Wage
$53,570
50th Percentile Wage
$59,980
75th Percentile Wage
$66,720
90th Percentile Wage
$76,720

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for tax preparers in Fargo, North Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $76,720. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $46,360.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of tax preparers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$59,980
0.22% 0.22%
2016
$59,850
7.57% -
2015
$55,320
0.14% -
2014
$55,240
10.19% -
2013
$49,610
-20.64% -
2012
$59,850
- -

Table 3. Compare Tax Preparer Salary in Fargo with Other North Dakota Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $59,980, Fargo is the highest paying city for tax preparers in state of North Dakota, followed by Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary $38,810). In comparison, the median annual salary of tax preparers in Fargo is 35.3 percent (35.3%) higher than that in Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fargo
$59,980
Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$38,810
Grand Forks
$34,580
Bismarck
$33,600



See also: Top paying jobs in Fargo, North Dakota.