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Tax Preparers

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $30.00
Statewide median: $24.25

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Tax Preparers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$16.85 $23.66 $36.53
Minnesota
$19.73 $30.00 $39.80
Central Minnesota
$17.51 $26.01 $37.12
Northeast Minnesota
$23.46 $25.74 $36.08
Northwest Minnesota
$17.82 $24.44 $32.64
Southeast Minnesota
$14.98 $24.11 $29.92
Southwest Minnesota
$18.80 $30.21 $34.32
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$19.73 $30.14 $40.16

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 1,430 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Tax Preparers most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in moderate demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing low growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 1,851 new Tax Preparers to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Tax Preparers
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 87,400 88,800 1,400 1.6%
Minnesota 1,648 1,676 28 1.7%
Central Minnesota 95 95 0 0%
Northeast Minnesota 136 144 8 5.9%
Northwest Minnesota 65 66 1 1.5%
Southeast Minnesota 117 123 6 5.1%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,071 1,082 11 1%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.