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Entry-Level Accountant Salary in Chicago, Illinois

An Entry-Level Accountant in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $49,484 per year. A skill in Data Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.
$38,707 - $61,683
(Median)
39K
49K
56K
62K
MEDIAN: $49,483
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$11.55 - $28.38
(Median)
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28
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$38,707 - $61,683  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,195  
Profit Sharing
$1,373 - $2,784  
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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$34,899 - $62,947  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 175
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.55 - $28.38  
   
Overtime
$1.71 - $40.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,195  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,373 - $2,784  
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).
)
$34,899 - $62,947  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Accountant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 12%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 8%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 1%

Financial Applications
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

Budget Management
0%

National Average
$50,000

Accounts Payable
up arrow 11%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 11%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 13%

Quickbooks
up arrow 14%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 16%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 16%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 17%

Tax Compliance
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 16%