An Entry-Level Accountant in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $50,768 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO) and Financial Analysis.

$39,416 - $65,022
(Median)
$39K
$51K
$65K
MEDIAN: $50,767
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$9.86 - $25.76
(Median)
$9
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $16.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$39,416 - $65,022  
   
Bonus
$484.79 - $7,229  
Profit Sharing
$1,800  
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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$33,886 - $67,486  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 121
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.86 - $25.76  
   
Overtime
$25.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$484.79 - $7,229  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,800  
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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$33,886 - $67,486  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 24%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 12%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 9%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 3%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 3%

Data Analysis
0%

National Average
$50,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 10%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 11%

Quickbooks
up arrow 13%

Budget Management
up arrow 15%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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