Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents

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2019 Workforce
60.4k
Average Age
48.4
Estimated Job Growth
−3.99%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$62,695
Average Male Salary
$76,281
Average Female Salary
$55,688

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 $62,695 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents by wage are Editors, Aircraft mechanics & service technicians, and Web and digital interface designers.

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 Fresno City (Southwest) PUMA, CA. 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 Fresno City (Southwest) PUMA, CA.

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 Computer Systems Design. Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents are paid most in Fresno City (East Central) PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in Roy, North Ogden, Ogden (Northwest) & West Haven Cities PUMA, UT.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$62,695
AVERAGE SALARY
± $5,096

In 2019, Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents earned an average of $62,695, $7,171 more than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Editors make somewhat more than Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents while Web and digital interface designers 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

0.276
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.276, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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

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 Executive offices & legislative bodies.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents, by average wage, are Computer Systems Design, National security & international affairs, and Justice, public order, & safety activities .

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Industries by Share

60.4k
2019 Workforce
± 6,032
15.7%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 12.7%

The number of people employed as Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents has been growing at a rate of 15.7%, from 52,186 people in 2018 to 60,390 people in 2019.

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  81.7%, followed by Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services with 4.09% and Executive offices & legislative bodies with 2.63%.

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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 46.5 and of female Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents is 49.3, and the most common race/ethnicity for Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

20.5k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 3,519
39.8k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 4,900

66% 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 (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

59.6% of Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 19.7% of Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents, Black (Non-Hispanic) 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

46.5
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 2.32
49.3
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 1.5

The median age of Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents is 48.4, and Male employees are generally 2.75 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 Programming, Mathematics, and Persuasion.

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Projections

Projections on job growth for Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents are expected to see a growth of −3.99% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow less than the national average.

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents.
−3.99%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents. This profession is expected to grow less than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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