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Tax Preparers in Indiana

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

16.7% Jobs Projection
$34,690 Median Salary
310 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Tax Preparers Work in Indiana?

1,620 people worked as Tax Preparers in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,700 Tax Preparers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 80 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Indiana

Jobs for Tax Preparers in this state are growing at a rate of 16.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.7%.


Indiana Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 310 annual job openings, and 2,790 total jobs in 2026 for Tax Preparers in this state.

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

What do Tax Preparers Make in Indiana?

In 2018 wages for Tax Preparers ranged from $20,910 to $66,080 with $34,690 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.05 to $31.77. The median hourly rate was $16.68.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $15.06 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.62.

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


Top Indiana 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 2,750 $28,200
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN 600 $31,810
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 520 $39,320
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 270 $33,050
Evansville, IN-KY 150 $37,410
Fort Wayne, IN 110 $55,540
Elkhart-Goshen, IN 80 $53,000
Terre Haute, IN 40 $40,910

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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