A Project Accountant in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $53,206 per year.

$40,379 - $79,767
(Median)
$40K
$53K
$80K
MEDIAN: $53,206
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$40,379 - $79,767  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $5,872  
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$40,522 - $81,593  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Project Accountant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Project Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$55,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Project Accountant Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Billing
up arrow 4%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 1%

Cost Accounting
up arrow 1%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 1%

National Average
$55,000

Financial Reporting
up arrow 7%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 7%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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