Staff Accountant in Chicago, Illinois Salary
Chicago Staff Accountants take home an average $50K per year. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 54 percent. Most Staff Accountants in Chicago, Ill. like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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Pay by Experience Level for Staff Accountant
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $50K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $51K. For Staff Accountants in Chicago, Ill., 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $54K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $52K by contrast.