The average salary for an Experienced Accountant in Chicago, Illinois is $58,828 per year.

$39,305 - $100,000
$39K
$59K
$100K
MEDIAN: $58,828
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$39,305 - $100,000  
   
Bonus
$6,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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$39,453 - $98,048  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
090
10-19 years
91%
20 years or more
9%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Budget Management
up arrow 3%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 1%

National Average
$59,000

Bookkeeping
up arrow 8%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 9%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 12%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 17%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 23%

Quickbooks
up arrow 23%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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