Tax Preparers

2.3/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $21.30 hourly
as of 2020

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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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Tax Preparers' job openings is expected to rise 1.6% by 2030
'Tax Preparers' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

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

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Tax Preparers' was $44,300, or $21.30 hourly
'Tax Preparers' are paid 5.6% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 62,600 people employed as Tax Preparers.
This represents around 0.05% of the employed workforce across the United States.

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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