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Tax Preparers in Michigan

Want to work in Michigan as a Tax Preparer? Read this first!

10.2% Jobs Projection
360 Job Openings
  • Projected employment for Tax Preparers in Michigan is growing faster than average.

How Many Tax Preparers Work in Michigan?

In Michigan, there were 1,550 people working as Tax Preparers in the year 2018.

There were 2,250 Tax Preparers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 700 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Michigan

Jobs for Tax Preparers in this state are growing at a rate of 10.2% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.7%.


Michigan Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 360 annual job openings, and 3,360 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.

Top Michigan 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
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 850 $33,610
Lansing-East Lansing, MI 70 $40,880
Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 60 $43,120
Jackson, MI 50 $36,360
Saginaw, MI 30 $25,550

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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