About three-fifths of Chicago Accounts Payable Specialists have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $31K to $50K per year, but median earnings come to around $42K annually. Most Accounts Payable Specialists in Chicago, Ill. like their work and job satisfaction is high. Female Accounts Payable Specialists in Chicago make up most of the survey respondents at 76 percent. Most enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to about one-half. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$35,839 - $50,890
(Median)
$36K
$42K
$51K
MEDIAN: $41,604
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$13.25 - $21.34
(Median)
$13
$18
$21
MEDIAN: $18.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$35,839 - $50,890  
   
Bonus
$3,100  
Total Pay (?
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$31,159 - $49,995  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.25 - $21.34  
   
Overtime
$26.96  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$3,100  
   
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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$31,159 - $49,995  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Payable Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average beginner in this position makes around $38K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $44K. Chicago Accounts Payable Specialists bring in $42K after working for 10 to 20 years. Accounts Payable Specialists in Chicago who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $41K.

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Experience Affects Accounts Payable Specialist Salaries



National Average
$41,000



Skills That Affect Accounts Payable Specialist Salaries

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
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Microsoft Dynamics GP
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Accounts Payable
0%

Paying Invoices
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$41,000

Microsoft Excel
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Vendor Relations
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Customer Service
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Data Entry
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Microsoft Word
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Data Processing
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Accounts Receivable
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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