An Entry-Level Accounting Assistant in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $39,144 per year.

$26,553 - $54,631
(Median)
$27K
$39K
$55K
MEDIAN: $39,144
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$12.72 - $18.13
(Median)
$13
$15
$18
MEDIAN: $15.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$26,553 - $54,631  
   
Bonus
$600  
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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$26,884 - $45,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$12.72 - $18.13  
   
Overtime
$24.09  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$600  
   
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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$26,884 - $45,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Skills That Affect Accounting Assistant Salaries

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 5%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
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National Average
$34,000

Financial Reporting
up arrow 1%

Billing
up arrow 2%

Paying Invoices
up arrow 6%

Quickbooks
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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