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Tax Preparer Salary Information in Nebraska

The average annual and hourly salaries for tax preparers in the state of Nebraska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of tax preparers among Nebraska cities 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,460
25th Percentile Wage
$24,530
50th Percentile Wage
$35,980
75th Percentile Wage
$61,160
90th Percentile Wage
$78,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for tax preparers in Nebraska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $78,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,460.

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
$35,980
8.95% 14.06%
2016
$32,760
3.11% -
2015
$31,740
4.28% -
2014
$30,380
-3.69% -
2013
$31,500
1.84% -
2012
$30,920
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of tax preparers in some Nebraska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of tax preparers in state of Nebraska ranges from $19,360 to $37,960. The highest paying area for tax preparers in Nebraska is Omaha-Council Bluffs with a median annual salary of $37,960. The second highest paying city/area in Nebraska State is Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $33,630). The lowest paying area is Lincoln with a median annual salary of $19,360.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Omaha-Council Bluffs
$37,960
Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$33,630
Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$30,920
Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$29,660
Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$28,560
Lincoln
$19,360




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