Tax Examiner and Collector, and Revenue Agent Salary Information in Altoona, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents in Altoona, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents in Altoona is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents in Altoona, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15,920
25th Percentile Wage
$16,730
50th Percentile Wage
$18,070
75th Percentile Wage
$19,440
90th Percentile Wage
$59,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents in Altoona, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $59,310. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $18,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $15,920.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$7.65
25th Percentile Wage
$8.03
50th Percentile Wage
$8.69
75th Percentile Wage
$9.35
90th Percentile Wage
$28.52

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents in Altoona, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $28.52. The median hourly salary is $8.69. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $7.65.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth1-Year Growth
201318,070-1.94%-1.94%
201218,420--

Table 3. Compare Tax Examiner and Collector, and Revenue Agent Salary in Altoona with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $18,070, Altoona is the lowest paying city for tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents in state of Pennsylvania, following city of Newark-Union (median annual salary of $82,760). In comparison, the median annual salary of tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents in Altoona is 78.2 percent (78.2%) lower than that in the highest paying city Newark-Union.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$82,760
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$61,850
Pittsburgh
$57,180
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$53,540
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$51,350
Philadelphia
$51,340
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$50,730
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$45,870
Johnstown
$40,350
Lancaster
$37,320
York-Hanover
$33,070
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$30,210
Erie
$27,060
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$20,630
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$18,570
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$18,150
Altoona
$18,070

See also: Top paying jobs in Altoona, Pennsylvania.