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Entry-Level Accountant Salary in Chicago, Illinois

An Entry-Level Accountant in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $49,677 per year. A skill in Data Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.

$38,915 - $62,219
(Median)
$39K
$50K
$62K
MEDIAN: $49,676
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$10.07 - $26.83
(Median)
$10
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
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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$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$38,915 - $62,219  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,182  
Profit Sharing
$1,675 - $2,736  
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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$34,828 - $63,458  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 192
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $26.83  
   
Overtime
$1.71 - $40.27  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,182  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,675 - $2,736  
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).
)
$34,828 - $63,458  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Accountant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 11%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 6%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 1%

Financial Applications
0%

National Average
$50,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 5%

Budget Management
up arrow 9%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 13%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 15%

Quickbooks
up arrow 16%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 16%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 17%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 17%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 17%

Tax Compliance
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 18%
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