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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,360
25th Percentile Wage
$38,840
50th Percentile Wage
$47,440
75th Percentile Wage
$67,440
90th Percentile Wage
$101,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $101,110. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,360.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.56
25th Percentile Wage
$18.67
50th Percentile Wage
$22.81
75th Percentile Wage
$32.42
90th Percentile Wage
$48.61

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $48.61. The median hourly salary is $22.81. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.56.

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
201647,440-2.04%-0.02%
201548,4100.14%-
201448,3405.92%-
201345,480-4.33%-
201247,450--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents in state of Texas ranges from $32,330 to $82,860. The highest paying area for tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents in Texas is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown with a median annual salary of $82,860. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Dallas-Plano-Irving (mean annual salary $80,180). The lowest paying area is Longview with a median annual salary of $32,330.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$82,860
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$80,180
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$77,670
Fort Worth-Arlington
$73,170
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$63,200
El Paso
$50,590
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$45,940
Laredo
$45,660
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$42,100
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$41,040
Texarkana-Texarkana
$35,410
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$34,070
Longview
$32,330


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