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Tax Specialist - Federal Salaries of 2017

Pay Rates for "Tax Specialist"

How much does a Tax Specialist in the federal government get paid? $73,421.90* *Based on the 2017 average.
1,058 EMPLOYEES
$77.68M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Tax Specialist was the 164th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2017, with 1,058 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2017, the Internal Revenue Service hired the most employees titled Tax Specialist, with an average salary of $73,422.

Government Tax Specialist jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Tax Specialist job is GS-4, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

Administrative and Management positions have a wide range of responsibilities. Management does not refer specifically to supervisors who directly manage organizations or teams. Rather jobs in this category deal with managing systems or processes such as finances, security systems, training programs, or marketing. For employees in this job category, promotions are typically given 2 grade increments at a time until GS-12 is reached.

Agencies that have hired a Tax Specialist

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Internal Revenue Service 1,058 $73,421.90

Tax Specialist Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Tax Specialist is $73,421.90.

Common Tax Specialist Payscales

Payscale Number of Tax Specialist Employees
GS - General Schedule 962
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 96

Starting Paygrade: $25,871.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $136,659.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Administrative and Management
Occupation Family: 0500 ACCOUNTING AND BUDGET GROUP

Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade

GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Tax Specialist jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-4 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Supply Clerical and TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
RealtyAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Computer OperationClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Rehabilitation Therapy AssistantTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Security Clerical and AssistanceClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Tax Specialist Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a Tax Specialist was $54,481. Since then, the average pay has increased to $73,422 in 2017.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0526.

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