The annual and hourly salary statistics of tax preparers in Appleton, Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of tax preparers in Appleton is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$20,960|
|25th Percentile Wage||$22,200|
|50th Percentile Wage||$24,260|
|75th Percentile Wage||$40,410|
|90th Percentile Wage||$61,460|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for tax preparers in Appleton, Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $61,460. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $24,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $20,960.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of tax preparers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $24,260 in Appleton is in the middle of salary range for tax preparers in state of Wisconsin. In comparison, the annual salary of tax preparers in Appleton is 59.1 percent (59.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington and 8.2 percent (8.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington|| |
|West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis|| |
|Lake County-Kenosha County|| |
|Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area|| |
|South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Green Bay|| |
|Fond du Lac|| |
|La Crosse|| |
|Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Eau Claire|| |
|Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area|| |