Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents

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Total Workforce

51k

Average Age

48.1

Estimated Job Growth

-0.644%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$57,278

Average Male Salary

$68,168

Average Female Salary

$51,464

About

Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents are most often employed by the Public finance activities industry. The average yearly wage for Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents was $57,278 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents by wage are Diagnostic related technologists & technicians, Aircraft mechanics & service technicians, and Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers.

Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents are part of the Business & financial operations occupations, along with Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products, Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products, Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, & farm products, Claims adjusters, appraisers, examiners, & investigators, Compliance officers, Cost estimators, Human resources workers, Logisticians, Management analysts, Meeting, convention, & event planners, Fundraisers, Compensation, benefits, & job analysis specialists, Training & development specialists, Market research analysts & marketing specialists, Business operations specialists, all other, Accountants & auditors, Appraisers & assessors of real estate, Budget analysts, Credit analysts, Financial analysts, Personal financial advisors, Insurance underwriters, Financial examiners, Credit counselors & loan officers, Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents, Tax preparers, and Other financial specialists

The top 3 locations that employ the most Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents are Roy, North Ogden, Ogden (Northwest) & West Haven Cities PUMA, UT and Hays County PUMA, TX. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents are Roy, North Ogden, Ogden (Northwest) & West Haven Cities PUMA, UT and Hays County PUMA, TX.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents and on wages and locations for those in the field. Public finance activities is the industry that employs the most Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents, by average wage, is Executive offices & legislative bodies. Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents are paid most in Brookhaven Town (Central) PUMA, NY but are relatively concentrated in Roy, North Ogden, Ogden (Northwest) & West Haven Cities PUMA, UT.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$57,278

AVERAGE SALARY

± $4,684

In 2017, Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents earned an average of $57,278, $5,213 more than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Aircraft mechanics & service technicians make somewhat more than Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents while Diagnostic related technologists & technicians make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.32

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.32, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents, by number of employees, are Public finance activities, Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services, and Administration of economic programs & space research.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents, by average wage, are Executive offices & legislative bodies, Public finance activities, and Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services.

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Industries by Share

51k

2017 Workforce

± 5,544

3.32%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 15%

The number of people employed as Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents has been growing at a rate of 3.32%, from 49,363 people in 2016 to 51,004 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents employed by various industries. Public finance activities employs the largest share of Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents at  86.8%, followed by Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services with 2.93% and Administration of economic programs & space research with 1.44%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents in the US. The average age of male Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents in the workforce is 47.2 and of female Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents is 48.6, and the most common race/ethnicity for Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents is White.

Gender Composition

17.8k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 3,271

33.3k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 4,477

65.2% of Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Asian

70.4% of Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 19.8% of Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents.

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Age by Gender

47.2

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 2.56

48.6

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 1.65

The median age of Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents is 48.1, and Male employees are generally 1.44 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents is Business but a relatively high number of Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents hold a major in Business.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension, Active Listening, and Speaking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents need more than the average amount of Mathematics, Programming, and Negotiation.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents are expected to see a growth of -0.644% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

-0.644%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents. This profession is expected to grow lower than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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