Tax Preparers

Tax preparers prepare income tax returns for individuals and small businesses for a fee, for either quarterly or yearly filings. They help to establish and maintain business records to expedite tax preparations and may advise clients on how to save money on their tax payments. There are approximately 95,800 tax preparers employed in the United States.

Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range Below $25,000 to $75,000
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Education and Training
  • High School Diploma
  • Some Postsecondary Training
Related School Subjects
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Mathematics
  • Interpersonal
  • Math
  • Organizational
Personality Traits
  • Conventional
  • Helpful
  • Technical
Licensure/Certification Required