Tax Accountant Salary

The average salary for a Tax Accountant in the UK is:


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Responsible for all direct and indirect tax reporting and enquiries

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Tax Accountant Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £18,000.

The average salary in 2009 was £35,438, based on 8 respondents (a difference of 97% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £38,731, based on 10 respondents (a difference of 9% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £33,153, based on 17 respondents (a difference of -14% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £48,096, based on 6 respondents (a difference of 45% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Tax Accountant based on all salary survey responses is: £33,000

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Tax Accountant is £18.99.

Assorted Tax Accountant Salary Information

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Tax Accountant Salary By UK Region

These figures use non-job specific statistical weighting from our salary data pool and also include for comparison the salaries for a Tax Accountant job in US Dollars based on a recent exchante rate (last rate update 02/05/2013 with a pound to dollar exchange rate 1.56) for comparisons for our international visitors
Salary US Dollars Region
£33416 $52128.96 North West
£41390 $64568.4 London
£30378 $47389.68 Yorkshire and North East
£33036 $51536.16 South West
£39112 $61014.72 South East
£32277 $50352.12 Scotland
£34175 $53313 Northern Ireland
£31897 $49759.32 Wales
£35314 $55089.84 Midlands
£31517 $49166.52 East of England

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Tax Accountant, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £28,479 for a worker in their 20s, £37,213 (30s), £44,048 (40s) and £44,048 (50s).
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