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Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

General Information

Description

Determine tax liability or collect taxes from individuals or business firms according to prescribed laws and regulations.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. State and local government47.01%
  2. Federal government39.58%
  3. Private, for profit11.61%
  4. Private, not for profit1.43%
  5. Self-employed0.36%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Industry areas

  • Government & Public Administration

Job Outlook

Projected Job Growth (2022 - 2032)
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$57,950

State-by-state Salary

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$93,580
$33,600
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Education & Interests

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 33%
  • Associate's degree 25%
  • High school 23%
  • Some college 13%
  • Master's degree 3%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

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PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS

You may find this career fulfilling if you consider yourself to be:

  • Conventional — You have an interest in following procedures and regulations to organize information or data.
  • Enterprising — You have an interest in managing, negotiating and marketing, or leading and advising others.

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Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership

Knowledge

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Administrative
  • Administration and Management
  • English Language
  • Economics and Accounting

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