April 15, 2010

Metropolitan geography of tax preparers employment and earnings

Employment and mean annual wage of tax preparers, selected metropolitan areas, May 2008
Metropolitan area Employment Annual mean wage

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta GA

2,150 $38,200

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy MA-NH

1,930 $60,530

Chicago-Naperville-Joliet IL-IN-WI

2,690 $34,990

Cincinnati-Middletown OH-KY-IN

680 $28,160

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington TX

2,340 $35,150

Detroit-Warren-Livonia MI

1,600 $23,890

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown TX

1,870 $38,040

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana CA

2,710 $54,620

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach FL

1,090 $26,620

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island NY-NJ-PA

3,280 $36,610

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington PA-NJ-DE-MD

1,210 $40,820

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont CA

740 $64,300

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

460 $72,970

St. Louis MO-IL

760 $35,080

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria DC-VA-MD-WV

1,590 $39,580

These data featured in the TED article, Metropolitan geography of tax preparers employment and earnings.