Senior Accountant Salary in Chicago, Illinois

A Senior Accountant in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $65,409 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Accounting is associated with high pay for this job.

$51,408 - $76,731

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$21.83 - $45.82

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$51,408 - $76,731  
   
Bonus
$554 - $7,270  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $6,904  
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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$52,344 - $81,393  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 331
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$21.83 - $45.82  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$554 - $7,270  
   
Profit Sharing
$507 - $6,904  
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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$52,344 - $81,393  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Experience Affects Senior Accountant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%


National Average
$67,000



Skills That Affect Senior Accountant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Accounting
up arrow 10%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 6%


Financial Reporting
up arrow 3%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 3%

Month-End Close
up arrow 3%

Auditing
0%

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
0%

National Average
$67,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Quickbooks
up arrow 4%


Accounts Payable
up arrow 7%

Budgeting
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 8%
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