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Accounting Clerk Salary in Chicago, Illinois

An Accounting Clerk in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $37,977 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Bookkeeping and Customer Service. 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.

$27,891 - $46,450
(Median)
$28K
$38K
$46K
MEDIAN: $37,976
10%
50%
90%

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$11.19 - $20.98
(Median)
$11
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
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$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$27,891 - $46,450  
   
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).
)
$25,850 - $46,522  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.19 - $20.98  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $31.03  
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$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).
)
$25,850 - $46,522  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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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%

Customer Service
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 3%

Data Entry
up arrow 3%

Banking
up arrow 3%

Quickbooks
up arrow 3%

Collections
up arrow 3%

National Average
$36,000

Accounts Payable
up arrow 1%

Billing
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 18%
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