Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents (13-2081)

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

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 109114 4.61 55
United States 67,90063,700 -6.20 2,7802,780

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 27.8615.3219.27 25.0334.6646.85
Alaska 41.0722.9433.00 38.9051.2957.76
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 44.3028.7934.36 41.6253.3357.77

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
600 0.055.0 41.7
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation6
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation3
UI claimants previously working in occupation0
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 45
Number of job position postings 3
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 15.0

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training

Training Resources

 Degree
Alaska Career College   (Anchorage)
Business Administration and Accounting Technology AAS

 Degree
AVTEC   (Seward)
Business & Office Technology Accounting Specialist

 Degree
Ilisagvik College   (Barrow)
Accounting AAS

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Accounting AAS
Accounting Bac

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage, Kodiak   (Kodiak)
Accounting AAS

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage, Mat-Su   (Palmer)
Accounting AAS

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Accounting Bac

 Degree
Vocational Training and Resource Center   (Juneau)
Accounting Essentials