Accounting Clerk Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

An Accounting Clerk in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $36,595 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Bookkeeping and Microsoft Excel. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Accounting Clerk in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$27,372 - $47,458
(Median)
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37K
41K
47K
MEDIAN: $36,595
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Accounting Clerk in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$10.96 - $20.26
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$27,372 - $47,458  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,490  
Profit Sharing
$1,280 - $4,000  
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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$24,609 - $46,513  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.96 - $20.26  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,490  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,280 - $4,000  
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).
)
$24,609 - $46,513  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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Experience Affects Accounting Clerk in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
National Average
$34,000

Skills That Affect Accounting Clerk in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Bookkeeping
up arrow 21%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 12%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%
Quickbooks
up arrow 9%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%
Accounts Receivable
up arrow 3%
Banking
up arrow 3%
Accounts Payable
0%
Customer Service
0%
National Average
$34,000
Data Entry
up arrow 1%
Billing
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
81%
female alumni
 
Male
19%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 20%