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Tax Preparers in Georgia

Is Georgia a good place for you to work as a Tax Preparer?

19.3% Jobs Projection
$33,640 Median Salary
560 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Tax Preparers in Georgia are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Tax Preparers in Georgia is growing faster than average.

  • Tax Preparers in Georgia earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Tax Preparers Work in Georgia?

In 2018, there were 2,720 Tax Preparers working in the state.

There were 2,770 Tax Preparers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 50 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Georgia

Jobs for Tax Preparers in this state are growing at a rate of 19.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.7%.


Georgia Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 560 annual Tax Preparers job openings in Georgia, and 5,000 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Tax Preparers Make in Georgia?

In 2018 wages for Tax Preparers ranged from $17,610 to $65,810 with $33,640 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $8.47 to $31.64. The median hourly rate was $16.17.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $14.76 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.41.

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


Top Georgia 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
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,830 $40,330
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 220 $34,020
Warner Robins, GA 170 $19,090
Chattanooga, TN-GA 130 $44,460
Savannah, GA 40 $20,050
Columbus, GA-AL 30 $24,490

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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