Bookkeeper in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Bookkeeper in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $44,277 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Financial Reporting, ADP Payroll System, Quickbooks, and Payroll Administration.

$30,913 - $58,203
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$42K
$58K
MEDIAN: $42,253
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$10.52 - $24.57
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MEDIAN: $17.80
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Salary
$30,913 - $58,203  
   
Bonus
$1,017  
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$26,959 - $55,821  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Hourly Rate
$10.52 - $24.57  
   
Overtime
$19.50  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$1,017  
   
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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$26,959 - $55,821  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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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 Bookkeeper

Pay by Experience for a Bookkeeper has a positive trend. An entry-level Bookkeeper with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 24 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Bookkeeper with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Bookkeeper which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 23 salaries. A Bookkeeper with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 14 salaries.

Key Stats for Bookkeeper

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Bookkeeper Salaries

▲17%

▲14%

▲1%

National Average
$40,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Bookkeeper Salaries

Financial Reporting
▲36%

ADP Payroll System
▲19%

▲13%

Payroll Administration
▲12%

▲11%


Microsoft Office
▲7%

Billing
▼0%

Data Entry
▼0%

National Average
$40,000



Human Resources
▼4%

Account Management
▼5%

Office Administration
▼7%

Intuit QuickBooks
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
no benefits
None: 38%
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