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Senior Accountant Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average salary for a Senior Accountant in Chicago, Illinois is $63,113 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.
$49,541 - $75,438
(Median)
50K
56K
63K
70K
MEDIAN: $63,113
10%
25%
50%
75%

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$21.83 - $45.82
(Median)
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46
MEDIAN: $27.00
10%
90%

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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$49,541 - $75,438  
   
Bonus
$965 - $7,082  
Profit Sharing
$515 - $6,787  
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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$50,514 - $79,496  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 345
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$21.83 - $45.82  
   
Overtime
$33.95 - $41.55  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$965 - $7,082  
   
Profit Sharing
$515 - $6,787  
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).
)
$50,514 - $79,496  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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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 7%


National Average
$65,000



Skills That Affect Senior Accountant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries


Tax Preparation
up arrow 7%




National Average
$65,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Accounting
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Quickbooks
up arrow 2%

Auditing
up arrow 2%

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 2%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 4%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 10%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 8%