Senior Accountant Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

The average salary for a Senior Accountant in Chicago, Illinois is $62,708 per year. This job's salary does not change very much with experience. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Senior Accountant in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$49,695 - $74,901
(Median)
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56K
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MEDIAN: $62,707
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Senior Accountant in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$23.49 - $44.70
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$49,695 - $74,901  
   
Bonus
$511 - $7,033  
Profit Sharing
$766 - $6,851  
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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$50,759 - $78,836  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 354
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$23.49 - $44.70  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$511 - $7,033  
   
Profit Sharing
$766 - $6,851  
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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$50,759 - $78,836  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Accountant in Chicago, Illinois

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

Experience Affects Senior Accountant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$64,000

Skills That Affect Senior Accountant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Payroll Administration
up arrow 6%
General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 4%
Tax Preparation
up arrow 4%
Auditing
up arrow 1%
Accounting
0%
National Average
$64,000
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Quickbooks
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%
Accounts Payable
up arrow 3%
SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 4%
Accounts Receivable
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
56%
female alumni
 
Male
44%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 8%
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