Tax Preparers

2.8/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $22.25 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 97% (You are doomed)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Tax Preparers' job openings is expected to rise 3.9% by 2031
'Tax Preparers' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Tax Preparers' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Tax Preparers' was $46,290, or $22.25 hourly
'Tax Preparers' are paid 1.2% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as tax preparers?

As of 2021 there were 83,190 people employed as Tax Preparers within the United States.
This represents around 0.06% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as Tax Preparers.

Job description

Prepare tax returns for individuals or small businesses.

SOC Code: 13-2082.00


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Gary says
A lot of tax preparers out there help with complex situations.
Mar 30, 2019 at 04:55 AM

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