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Accountant Salary in Chicago, Illinois

An Accountant in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $50,281 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$38,650 - $66,712
(Median)
$39K
$50K
$67K
MEDIAN: $50,280
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50%
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$10.36 - $30.22
(Median)
$10
$20
$30
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$38,650 - $66,712  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,362  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $6,851  
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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$36,143 - $68,325  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 268
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.36 - $30.22  
   
Overtime
$8.25 - $45.67  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,362  
   
Profit Sharing
$993 - $6,851  
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).
)
$36,143 - $68,325  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 52

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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant in Chicago, Illinois

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Accountant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%



National Average
$51,000


Skills That Affect Accountant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 9%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 8%


Financial Applications
up arrow 3%

National Average
$51,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Budget Management
up arrow 2%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 3%


Payroll Administration
up arrow 10%

Quickbooks
up arrow 11%



Microsoft Word
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 16%

Human Resources
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 19%