The average pay for an Entry-Level Bookkeeper in Chicago, Illinois is $39,395 per year. A skill in Accounts Receivable is associated with high pay for this job.

$29,890 - $50,000
(Median)
$30K
$39K
$50K
MEDIAN: $39,394
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$11.96 - $20.39
(Median)
$12
$16
$20
MEDIAN: $16.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$29,890 - $50,000  
   
Bonus
$750  
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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$25,719 - $46,006  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$11.96 - $20.39  
   
Overtime
$19.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$750  
   
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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$25,719 - $46,006  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Skills That Affect Bookkeeper Salaries

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 14%

Accounts Payable
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National Average
$38,000

Bookkeeping
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Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
medical benefits
Vision: 17%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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