Accounting Clerk Salary in Chicago, Illinois

An Accounting Clerk in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $37,578 per year. A skill in Bookkeeping is associated with high pay for this job. 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. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$27,891 - $46,402
(Median)
$28K
$38K
$46K
MEDIAN: $37,577
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90%

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$11.15 - $20.46
(Median)
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$27,891 - $46,402  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,483  
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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$25,799 - $46,226  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.15 - $20.46  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $31.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,483  
   
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).
)
$25,799 - $46,226  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38

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Experience Affects Accounting Clerk in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%


National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Accounting Clerk in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Bookkeeping
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%

Quickbooks
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$36,000

Billing
up arrow 1%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 2%

Banking
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 5%

Data Entry
up arrow 6%

Collections
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 15%