An Entry-Level Staff Accountant in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $50,316 per year. A skill in Auditing is associated with high pay for this job.

$39,759 - $60,789
$40K
$50K
$61K
MEDIAN: $50,316
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$12.82 - $24.56
$13
$20
$25
MEDIAN: $20.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

Local Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$39,759 - $60,789  
   
Bonus
$982 - $6,183  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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).
)
$38,322 - $63,259  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 203
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$12.82 - $24.56  
   
Overtime
$22.59 - $61.65  
Local Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$982 - $6,183  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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).
)
$38,322 - $63,259  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Staff Accountant Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Key Stats for Staff Accountant

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
083
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
83%
5-9 years
6%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Skills That Affect Staff Accountant Salaries

Auditing
up arrow 13%

Data Analysis
up arrow 4%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 4%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 2%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Financial Analysis
0%

National Average
$51,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 4%

Quickbooks
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Dynamics GP
up arrow 7%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 8%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 8%

Accounting
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 9%
ADVERTISEMENT