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

The average annual and hourly salaries for tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents among Pennsylvania metropolitan 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 Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,980
25th Percentile Wage
$38,750
50th Percentile Wage
$49,020
75th Percentile Wage
$59,840
90th Percentile Wage
$83,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $83,790. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,980.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.13
25th Percentile Wage
$18.63
50th Percentile Wage
$23.57
75th Percentile Wage
$28.77
90th Percentile Wage
$40.28

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $40.28. The median hourly salary is $23.57. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.13.

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
201649,0202.39%6.30%
201547,8502.93%-
201446,4500.84%-
201346,0600.28%-
201245,930--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $18,070 to $82,760. The highest paying area for tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $82,760. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton (mean annual salary $61,850). The lowest paying area is Altoona with a median annual salary of $18,070.

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


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