Accounts Payable Specialist in Chicago, Illinois Salary

About three-fifths of Accounts Payable Specialists in Chicago are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $31K to $51K per year, and the average comes out to $41K annually. Female Accounts Payable Specialists in Chicago, Ill. make up most of the survey respondents at 76 percent. Most Chicago Accounts Payable Specialists like their work and job satisfaction is high. Some workers in this field — just over a fifth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,101 - $51,446
$35K
$41K
$51K
MEDIAN: $41,492
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$12.75 - $22.84
$13
$19
$23
MEDIAN: $18.64
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$35,101 - $51,446  
   
Bonus
$3,100  
Total Pay (?
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$30,674 - $51,177  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.75 - $22.84  
   
Overtime
$29.35  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$3,100  
   
Total Pay (?
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$30,674 - $51,177  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Payable Specialist

Pay by Experience for an Accounts Payable Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Accounts Payable Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 21 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accounts Payable Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Accounts Payable Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 31 salaries. An Accounts Payable Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 21 salaries.

Key Stats for Accounts Payable Specialist

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
35%
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Experience Affects Accounts Payable Specialist Salaries

▲3%

▲2%

National Average
$42,000

▼1%

▼13%

Skills That Affect Accounts Payable Specialist Salaries



Vendor Relations
▲1%

▼0%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%


Microsoft Dynamics GP
▼0%

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
▼0%

National Average
$42,000

Microsoft Word
▼1%


Customer Service
▼4%

Accounts Receivable
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 22%
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