Senior Accountant in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average salary for a Senior Accountant in Chicago, Illinois is $67,095 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$52,143 - $77,726
(Median)
$52K
$67K
$78K
MEDIAN: $67,095
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$21.83 - $45.02
(Median)
$22
$29
$45
MEDIAN: $28.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$52,143 - $77,726  
   
Bonus
$984 - $8,233  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,000  
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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$53,111 - $82,677  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 354
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$21.83 - $45.02  
   
Overtime
$38.92  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$984 - $8,233  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,000  
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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$53,111 - $82,677  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Senior Accountant Salaries


National Average
$69,000




Skills That Affect Senior Accountant Salaries

Tax Preparation
up arrow 6%

Accounting
up arrow 6%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 3%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 2%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 1%

Month-End Close
up arrow 1%

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

National Average
$69,000

Auditing
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Quickbooks
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%


Accounts Payable
up arrow 8%


Budgeting
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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