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Tax Preparer Salary Information in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin

The annual and hourly salary statistics of tax preparers in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of tax preparers in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis 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 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,930
25th Percentile Wage
$26,950
50th Percentile Wage
$39,190
75th Percentile Wage
$58,300
90th Percentile Wage
$70,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for tax preparers in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $70,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $22,930.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of tax preparers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$39,190
2.48% -8.96%
2016
$38,220
-0.86% -
2015
$38,550
0.05% -
2014
$38,530
2.39% -
2013
$37,610
-13.53% -
2012
$42,700
- -

Table 3. Compare Tax Preparer Salary in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis with Other Wisconsin Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $39,190 in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis is in the middle of salary range for tax preparers in state of Wisconsin. In comparison, the annual salary of tax preparers in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis is 34.0 percent (34.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington and 43.2 percent (43.2%) 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



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