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 Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Southeast Minnesota 100$32.59/hr$24.34/hr$25.15/hr$34.46/hr$39.72/hr$40.37/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Public Administration1,170$28.87/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Minnesota 10$34.46/hr8.9%
Southwest Minnesota 20$34.65/hr-2.4%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 20$37.01/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 20$34.47/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 20$31.02/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 30$31.01/hr6.3%
St Cloud MN MSA 30$39.72/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 80$38.40/hr11.8%
Northeast Minnesota 120$27.87/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 120$27.87/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 950$28.87/hr0.1%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 950$28.87/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,170$28.87/hr2.6%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Tax Preparers 1,350$26.02/hr10.7%
Loan Interviewers and Clerks 5,760$20.35/hr6.3%
Loan Officers 8,550$35.96/hr8.1%
Bill and Account Collectors 4,120$18.53/hr-5.5%
Accountants and Auditors 23,210$33.06/hr9.4%
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 9,240$41.58/hr4.0%
Correspondence Clerks N/A$22.72/hr3.1%
Insurance Underwriters 1,750$35.09/hr-8.4%
New Accounts Clerks 980$19.45/hr-3.7%
Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 570$23.91/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.