Accounts Payable Specialist in Chicago, Illinois Salary

Chicago Accounts Payable Specialists tend to be well-versed in their field, and close to three-fifths have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $41K per year, but may range from $30K to $51K per year. Nearly one in four of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Accounts Payable Specialists in Chicago making up 74 percent. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,740 - $50,977
$35K
$41K
$51K
MEDIAN: $41,362
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$12.75 - $22.84
$13
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $18.40
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$34,740 - $50,977  
   
Bonus
$3,100  
Total Pay (?
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$30,380 - $50,798  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.75 - $22.84  
   
Overtime
$28.15  
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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$30,380 - $50,798  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 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

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


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $36K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $43K. On average, Accounts Payable Specialists in Chicago make $42K following one to two decades on the job. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $41K.

Key Stats for Accounts Payable Specialist

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
32%
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Experience Affects Accounts Payable Specialist Salaries

▲4%

▲2%

▼0%

National Average
$41,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Accounts Payable Specialist Salaries



Vendor Relations
▲2%

▲1%


SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
▲1%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

Microsoft Dynamics GP
▼0%

National Average
$41,000


Microsoft Word
▼1%

Customer Service
▼3%

Accounts Receivable
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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