How much does an IRS agent make?

What is the starting salary for an IRS agent and what are the benefits for them?

Asked By: dub_S_C - 12/28/2009
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It depends on your experience and education (people with graduate degrees such as law, Masters in Tax, etc make more). A general rule is that you make less than you would at a Big 4 CPA firm. The benefits include a good retirement plan and a shorter work week (40 hours instead of the 55-60 hours typically expected of... More
Answered By: garyg7 - 12/28/2009
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Most are hired at the GS-7 or GS-9 level. Benefits for Federal employees are similar across the board -- while salaries tend to be low compared to private industry, job security, as well as the retirement and healthcare plans help to make up for the disparity on a long-term basis... More
Answered By: Bostonian In MO - 12/28/2009
It depends on your location. Visit OPM tables for your locality (if it isn't listed, then it is the Rest of US table) and then find the grade you qualify for. More
Answered By: DR/CR - 12/29/2009
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