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Tax Preparer Salary Information in Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin

The annual and hourly salary statistics of tax preparers in Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of tax preparers in Lake County-Kenosha County 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 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,290
25th Percentile Wage
$24,880
50th Percentile Wage
$39,050
75th Percentile Wage
$52,630
90th Percentile Wage
$76,250

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for tax preparers in Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $76,250. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $19,290.

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 Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$39,050
-26.20% -14.26%
2014
$49,280
3.02% -
2013
$47,790
6.63% -
2012
$44,620
- -

Table 3. Compare Tax Preparer Salary in Lake County-Kenosha County with Other Wisconsin Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $39,050 in Lake County-Kenosha County is in the middle of salary range for tax preparers in state of Wisconsin. In comparison, the annual salary of tax preparers in Lake County-Kenosha County is 34.2 percent (34.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington and 43.0 percent (43.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$59,360
Wausau
$52,860
Madison
$51,160
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$41,560
Racine
$39,790
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$39,190
Lake County-Kenosha County
$39,050
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$38,870
Duluth
$38,340
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$37,360
Janesville
$34,720
Green Bay
$33,870
Fond du Lac
$32,420
La Crosse
$30,480
Oshkosh-Neenah
$28,560
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$26,260
Appleton
$24,260
Eau Claire
$23,110
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$22,270



See also: Top paying jobs in Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin.