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Tax Preparers in Ohio

Considering a career as a Tax Preparer in Ohio?

1.8% Jobs Projection
$37,390 Median Salary
300 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Tax Preparers in Ohio is growing slower than average.

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

How Many Tax Preparers Work in Ohio?

In Ohio, there were 1,790 people working as Tax Preparers in the year 2018.

There were 1,780 Tax Preparers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Ohio

Jobs for Tax Preparers in this state are growing at a rate of 1.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.7%.


Ohio Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 300 annual job openings, and 2,850 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 Ohio?

In 2018 wages for Tax Preparers ranged from $20,380 to $81,610 with $37,390 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.8 to $39.23. The median hourly rate was $17.98.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $17.03 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.95.

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


Top Ohio 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
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 270 $33,050
Dayton, OH 260 $47,700
Columbus, OH 230 $34,120
Akron, OH 160 $43,380
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 70 $34,870
Toledo, OH 60 $43,670

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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