Accounting Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average wage for an Accounting Assistant in Chicago, Illinois is $15.94 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Accounts Receivable is associated with high pay for this job.

$26,553 - $54,631
$27K
$40K
$55K
MEDIAN: $39,523
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$13.24 - $22.62
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MEDIAN: $15.94
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$26,553 - $54,631  
   
Bonus
$1,464  
Profit Sharing
$916  
Total Pay (?
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$27,713 - $50,619  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.24 - $22.62  
   
Overtime
$30.14  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$1,464  
   
Profit Sharing
$916  
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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$27,713 - $50,619  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Key Stats for Accounting Assistant

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Accounting Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲23%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$36,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Accounting Assistant Salaries

Accounts Receivable
▲12%

Data Entry
▲6%

National Average
$36,000

Accounts Payable
▼3%

Microsoft Excel
▼4%

Customer Service
▼4%

Bookkeeping
▼5%

Microsoft Word
▼6%

Financial Reporting
▼6%

Billing
▼9%

Paying Invoices
▼13%

Quickbooks
▼16%

Microsoft Office
▼17%

Payroll Administration
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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