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Tax Preparer Salary Information in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15,890
25th Percentile Wage
$16,940
50th Percentile Wage
$18,680
75th Percentile Wage
$25,350
90th Percentile Wage
$35,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for tax preparers in North Central 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 $35,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $18,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $15,890.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$7.64
25th Percentile Wage
$8.14
50th Percentile Wage
$8.98
75th Percentile Wage
$12.19
90th Percentile Wage
$16.86

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for tax preparers in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $16.86. The median hourly salary is $8.98. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $7.64.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of tax preparers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201618,680-27.30%-99.68%
201523,7803.70%-
201422,900-33.06%-
201330,470-22.42%-
201237,300--

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $18,680, North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area is the lowest paying city for tax preparers in state of Tennessee, following city of Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin (median annual salary of $48,010). Compared with the highest paying city Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, the median annual salary of tax preparers in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area is 61.1 percent (61.1%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$48,010
Chattanooga
$41,200
Jackson
$29,720
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$28,740
Knoxville
$28,220
Memphis
$25,980
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$25,330
Clarksville
$24,190
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$20,270
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$18,680

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