Average Late-Career Accountant Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$64,980
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$1,500
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$2,000
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The average salary for a Late-Career Accountant in Chicago, Illinois is $64,980.
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$44k
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$65k
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$99k
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What Are Popular Skills for Accountants?

Skills in Financial Reporting, Accounts Payable, Microsoft Excel and Bookkeeping are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include General Ledger Accounting.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Accountants?

An entry-level Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,088 based on 30 salaries. An early career Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,124 based on 187 salaries. A mid-career Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,216 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,064 based on 58 salaries.
Employees with Accountant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 34.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (8.8% more) and Los Angeles, California (8.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (17.2% less), Atlanta, Georgia (17.1% less) and Austin, Texas (7.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 351 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.5%
Early Career
53.3%
Mid Career
21.7%
Experienced
16.5%