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Tax Preparers in Alaska

Considering a career as a Tax Preparer in Alaska?

$49,520 Median Salary
30 Job Openings
  • Tax Preparers in Alaska earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Tax Preparers Work in Alaska?

In Alaska, there were 260 people working as Tax Preparers in the year 2018.

There were 260 Tax Preparers employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.


The typical state has 840 Tax Preparers working in it, which means Alaska has fewer Tax Preparers than average.


Job Projections for Alaska

Jobs for Tax Preparers in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 10.7%.


Alaska Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 30 annual job openings, and a total of 250 jobs for Alaska Tax Preparers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 11,500 annual jobs and 106,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Tax Preparers Make in Alaska?

In 2018 wages for Tax Preparers ranged from $23,090 to $96,270 with $49,520 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.1 to $46.28. The median hourly rate was $23.81.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $20.55 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $3.26.

The median salary in Alaska is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Alaska Metros for Tax Preparers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Tax Preparers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Anchorage, AK 190 $50,700

Top States for Tax Preparers Employment

View the list below to see where most Tax Preparers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 10,200 $52,020
Texas 6,280 $45,090
Florida 4,120 $30,060
New York 4,070 $61,880
Illinois 3,370 $28,240
Georgia 2,720 $33,640
Tennessee 2,390 $43,070
Pennsylvania 1,920 $35,610
Ohio 1,790 $37,390
Virginia 1,700 $27,690
Indiana 1,620 $34,690
Massachusetts 1,600 $59,920
Arizona 1,550 $34,930
Michigan 1,550 $0
Oklahoma 1,460 $40,320
Louisiana 1,430 $30,740
Kentucky 1,390 $30,080
North Carolina 1,280 $33,240
Maryland 1,210 $45,610
New Jersey 1,210 $46,460

Below are the states where Tax Preparers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New York $61,880
Massachusetts $59,920
Colorado $56,690
Hawaii $53,210
California $52,020
Minnesota $51,260
District of Columbia $50,520
Oregon $49,660
Vermont $49,540
Alaska $49,520

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