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Senior Accountant Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average salary for a Senior Accountant in Chicago, Illinois is $64,940 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.

$50,908 - $76,412
(Median)
$51K
$65K
$76K
MEDIAN: $64,939
10%
50%
90%

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$21.83 - $45.82
(Median)
$22
$28
$46
MEDIAN: $27.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$50,908 - $76,412  
   
Bonus
$775 - $7,189  
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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$51,842 - $80,863  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 333
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$21.83 - $45.82  
   
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.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$775 - $7,189  
   
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).
)
$51,842 - $80,863  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | 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.

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Experience Affects Senior Accountant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%


National Average
$66,000



Skills That Affect Senior Accountant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries


Tax Preparation
up arrow 6%



Financial Reporting
up arrow 3%

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 1%

National Average
$66,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Auditing
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Accounting
up arrow 3%

Quickbooks
up arrow 4%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 4%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 5%

Budgeting
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 8%
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