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Entry-Level Accountant Salary in Chicago, Illinois

An Entry-Level Accountant in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $49,573 per year. A skill in Data Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.

$38,954 - $61,497
(Median)
$39K
$50K
$61K
MEDIAN: $49,573
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90%

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$10.05 - $26.96
(Median)
$10
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $17.00
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50%
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$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$38,954 - $61,497  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,128  
Profit Sharing
$1,361 - $2,813  
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).
)
$34,697 - $62,489  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 185
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.05 - $26.96  
   
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 - $5,128  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,361 - $2,813  
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).
)
$34,697 - $62,489  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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

Data Analysis
up arrow 11%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 7%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 2%

Financial Applications
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$50,000

Budget Management
up arrow 4%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 5%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 13%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 14%

Quickbooks
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 16%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 16%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 17%

Tax Compliance
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 18%