Entry-Level Accountant Salary in Chicago, Illinois

An Entry-Level Accountant in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $49,975 per year.

$38,929 - $62,081
(Median)
$39K
$50K
$62K
MEDIAN: $49,975
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$10.07 - $29.03
(Median)
$10
$18
$29
MEDIAN: $18.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$38,929 - $62,081  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,939  
Profit Sharing
$1,388 - $2,759  
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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$35,253 - $63,549  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 199
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $29.03  
   
Overtime
$1.80 - $40.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,939  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,388 - $2,759  
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).
)
$35,253 - $63,549  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Accountant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 9%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 4%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 1%

National Average
$50,000

Financial Applications
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 3%

Budget Management
up arrow 5%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 13%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 14%

Quickbooks
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 16%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 17%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 17%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 18%

Tax Compliance
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Common Health Benefits

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