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Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents Pay Salary

The median annual wage of tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents was $49,360 in May 2010. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $29,540 and the top 10 percent earned more than $92,250.

The table below shows the May 2010 median annual wage for tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents in federal, state and local government.

Federal government$55,270
State government46,830
Local government38,890

Tax examiners, collectors, and revenue agents generally work full time, although some overtime might be needed during tax season.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition