Accounting Clerk in Chicago, Illinois Salary

An Accounting Clerk in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $37,928 per year. A skill in Collections is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$26,819 - $47,363
(Median)
$27K
$38K
$47K
MEDIAN: $37,927
10%
50%
90%

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$11.23 - $22.24
(Median)
$11
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $16.00
10%
50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$26,819 - $47,363  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,543  
Profit Sharing
$1,305  
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 - $48,508  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 50
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.23 - $22.24  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $31.13  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,543  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,305  
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 - $48,508  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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Experience Affects Accounting Clerk Salaries


Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$37,000


Skills That Affect Accounting Clerk Salaries

Collections
up arrow 11%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 10%

Customer Service
up arrow 8%

Data Entry
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Billing
up arrow 2%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 1%

Quickbooks
0%

National Average
$37,000

Accounts Payable
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Banking
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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