Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

13-2081 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents



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

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 302$31.05/hr$22.02/hr$25.79/hr$30.63/hr$38.42/hr$39.95/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Public Administration1,080$29.99/hr
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Minnesota 10$33.33/hr8.9%
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 20$33.34/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 20$31.02/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 30$30.63/hr6.3%
Southwest Minnesota 30$33.34/hr-2.4%
Central Minnesota 70$37.15/hr11.8%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 860$29.99/hr0.1%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 870$29.99/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,080$29.99/hr2.6%


Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Tax Preparers 990$25.12/hr10.7%
Loan Interviewers and Clerks 5,530$20.02/hr6.3%
Loan Officers 7,740$35.30/hr8.1%
Bill and Account Collectors 4,940$18.58/hr-5.5%
Accountants and Auditors 22,960$32.46/hr9.4%
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 9,470$39.36/hr4.0%
Correspondence Clerks 30$20.60/hr3.1%
Insurance Underwriters 1,620$31.27/hr-8.4%
New Accounts Clerks 1,170$18.76/hr-3.7%
Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 720$23.79/hr-0.5%


  • Maintain knowledge of tax code changes, and of accounting procedures and theory to properly evaluate financial information.
  • Impose payment deadlines on delinquent taxpayers and monitor payments to ensure that deadlines are met.
  • Collect taxes from individuals or businesses according to prescribed laws and regulations.
  • Maintain records for each case, including contacts, telephone numbers, and actions taken.
  • Notify taxpayers of any overpayment or underpayment, and either issue a refund or request further payment.
  • Answer questions from taxpayers and assist them in completing tax forms.
  • Contact taxpayers by mail or telephone to address discrepancies and to request supporting documentation.
  • Send notices to taxpayers when accounts are delinquent.
  • Check tax forms to verify that names and taxpayer identification numbers are correct, that computations have been performed correctly, or that amounts match those on supporting documentation.
  • Contact taxpayers by mail or telephone to address discrepancies and to request supporting documentation.