Accountant Salary in Chicago, Illinois

An Accountant in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $50,887 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$38,738 - $67,176
(Median)
$39K
$51K
$67K
MEDIAN: $50,886
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$10.48 - $33.08
(Median)
$10
$20
$33
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$38,738 - $67,176  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,870  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $5,250  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,317 - $69,037  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 279
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.48 - $33.08  
   
Overtime
$14.45 - $41.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,870  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $5,250  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$36,317 - $69,037  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant in Chicago, Illinois

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Experience Affects Accountant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%



National Average
$51,000


Skills That Affect Accountant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 7%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 6%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 4%

National Average
$51,000

Budget Management
up arrow 2%

Financial Applications
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 4%




Payroll Administration
up arrow 13%


Microsoft Office
up arrow 16%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 16%

Human Resources
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 19%
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