Average Accountant with Tax Preparation Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$60,976
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$2,000
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$1,800
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The average salary for an Accountant with Tax Preparation skills in Chicago, Illinois is $60,976.
10%
$41k
MEDIAN
$61k
90%
$77k
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What Are Popular Skills for Accountants?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Microsoft Excel, Financial Reporting and General Ledger Accounting.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Accountants?

An early career Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $60,000 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,813 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,313 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with Accountant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 4.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (0.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (21.0% less), Miami, Florida (15.9% less) and Houston, Texas (11.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 22 survey responses.
Early Career
40.9%
Mid Career
27.3%
Experienced
31.8%