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Entry-Level Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average pay for an Entry-Level Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Chicago, Illinois is $54,778 per year.

$43,685 - $73,744
(Median)
$44K
$55K
$74K
MEDIAN: $54,777
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$43,685 - $73,744  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,204  
Profit Sharing
$1,100 - $2,396  
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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$42,539 - $76,738  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 107

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Financial Reporting
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Auditing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$56,000

Bookkeeping
up arrow 4%

Data Analysis
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 14%