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Tax Preparer Salary Information in Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee

The annual and hourly salary statistics of tax preparers in Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of tax preparers in Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area 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 Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,550
25th Percentile Wage
$17,890
50th Percentile Wage
$20,270
75th Percentile Wage
$23,880
90th Percentile Wage
$27,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for tax preparers in Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $27,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $20,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,550.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of tax preparers from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
2015
$20,270
-20.47% -143.12%
2014
$24,420
-5.53% -
2013
$25,770
-91.23% -
2012
$49,280
- -

Table 3. Compare Tax Preparer Salary in Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with Other Tennessee Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $20,270 in Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for tax preparers in state of Tennessee. In comparison, the annual salary of tax preparers in Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area is 64.2 percent (64.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Memphis and 5.2 percent (5.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Memphis
$56,680
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$42,360
Chattanooga
$37,490
Johnson City
$30,920
Knoxville
$30,100
Jackson
$29,720
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$28,740
Clarksville
$26,930
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$25,330
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$20,270
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$19,220



See also: Top paying jobs in Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee.