Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $63,734 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Tax Consulting and Tax Compliance.

$45,973 - $102,179
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MEDIAN: $63,734
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,973 - $102,179  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,485  
Profit Sharing
$1,021 - $9,787  
Total Pay (?
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$44,444 - $110,336  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 155
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Hourly Rate
$10.00 - $100.00  
   
Overtime
$28.34  
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,485  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,021 - $9,787  
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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$44,444 - $110,336  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Experience Affects Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 60%


Experienced
up arrow 19%

National Average
$66,000


Skills That Affect Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Tax Consulting
up arrow 52%

Tax Compliance
up arrow 31%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 6%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 5%

Auditing
up arrow 2%

Compliance (Financial)
up arrow 1%

National Average
$66,000

Tax Preparation
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 9%

Data Analysis
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 9%

Evaluation and Management Auditing
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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