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Tax Preparers in Colorado

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$56,690 Median Salary
  • Tax Preparers in Colorado earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Tax Preparers Work in Colorado?

1,130 people worked as Tax Preparers in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,270 Tax Preparers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 140 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Tax Preparers in CO Employment Trend

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

Tax Preparers in CO vs. the Average State

What do Tax Preparers Make in Colorado?

In 2018 wages for Tax Preparers ranged from $28,460 to $85,540 with $56,690 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.68 to $41.12. The median hourly rate was $27.26.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $27.47 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.21.

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

Tax Preparers Earnings: CO vs. National Average

Top States for Tax Preparers Employment

The table below shows the states 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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Occupation CO Employment Total
Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents 610


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