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Why the higher salary for masters in tax?

As the title asks, does anyone know why a masters degree in tax fetches a higher salary than a masters in accounting? I know of people in markets 1/5th the size of the one I'm in that are starting with $4,000 – $5,000 higher salaries. Does that conveys that a masters in tax is is more valuable, or is there some other reason for it?

Just to be clear, I'm not trying to bitch or anything as I am happy with mine. Simply curious why this is the case.

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