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Tax Examiner and Collector, and Revenue Agent Salary Information

The salary statistics of tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Tax Examiner and Collector, and Revenue Agent Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,730
25th Percentile Wage
$40,680
50th Percentile Wage
$53,130
75th Percentile Wage
$73,650
90th Percentile Wage
$99,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents is $99,990. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $53,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,730. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 215% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$53,130
2.01% 5.06%
2016
$52,060
1.21% -
2015
$51,430
0.60% -
2014
$51,120
1.00% -
2013
$50,610
0.34% -
2012
$50,440
- -

Table 2. Tax Examiner and Collector, and Revenue Agent Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents in 1 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2.

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$53,130

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents by States

From the above tables we note that not only tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,990 to $84,380. The highest paying state for tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents is Connecticut with a median annual salary of $84,380. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,990. For more salary information of tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Connecticut
$84,380
Alaska
$84,250
Illinois
$78,850
Kansas
$76,970
New Jersey
$74,900
Arizona
$74,450
Rhode Island
$70,730
Hawaii
$69,930
Michigan
$67,970
Iowa
$63,460
New York
$62,150
Nevada
$61,830
Massachusetts
$61,600
Washington
$60,850
North Dakota
$60,210
Ohio
$60,200
Minnesota
$59,770
California
$57,070
Delaware
$55,530
Wisconsin
$54,990
Colorado
$54,730
Nebraska
$53,010
Vermont
$52,890
Montana
$52,790
Maryland
$52,740
Wyoming
$52,520
Alabama
$52,360
Arkansas
$51,030
Tennessee
$50,180
New Hampshire
$49,860
North Carolina
$49,820
South Carolina
$49,380
Maine
$48,950
Oregon
$48,930
Utah
$48,830
South Dakota
$48,510
Pennsylvania
$48,250
Texas
$47,980
Kentucky
$46,910
Idaho
$46,350
Virginia
$45,710
Georgia
$45,510
Indiana
$45,480
Louisiana
$44,480
Missouri
$40,860
West Virginia
$39,330
New Mexico
$37,060
Mississippi
$36,170
Oklahoma
$36,020
Florida
$32,560
Puerto Rico
$18,990



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