The average pay for an Entry-Level Bookkeeper in Chicago, Illinois is $39,046 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable.

$29,233 - $50,684
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$39K
$51K
MEDIAN: $39,045
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$10.21 - $20.32
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$29,233 - $50,684  
   
Bonus
$750  
Total Pay (?
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$24,649 - $46,156  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$10.21 - $20.32  
   
Overtime
$19.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$750  
   
Total Pay (?
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$24,649 - $46,156  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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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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Key Stats for Bookkeeper

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
24%
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Skills That Affect Bookkeeper Salaries

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 24%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 11%

National Average
$35,000

Bookkeeping
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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