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

The average pay for an Entry-Level Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Chicago, Illinois is $58,792 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Auditing and Tax Preparation.

$48,392 - $71,670
$48K
$59K
$72K
MEDIAN: $58,664
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$0$72K
Salary $48,392 - $71,670
Bonus $489.36 - $15,101
Profit Sharing $2,948
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$48,801 - $72,129
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25

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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%

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Job Listings

Key Stats for Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
83%
5-9 years
3%
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Skills That Affect Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Auditing
▲12%

Tax Preparation
▲8%

Microsoft Excel
▲7%

General Ledger Accounting
▲2%

Financial Reporting
▼0%

National Average
$60,000

Bookkeeping
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼5%

Data Analysis
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 15%
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